The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 72 81 82
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.13% 0.73% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.83% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 17
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 646 721 825
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 86.02% 88.14% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 604 638 721
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Brighton

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Brighton.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Brighton

Manual Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft