Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 85 99
Rank change year-on-year -32 +14 +38
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 22 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.05% 2.36% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 2.63% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 23
East Sussex median annual salary £37,250 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.88% -1.23% +15.71%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1941 1785 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 92.34% 89.74% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1735 1580 1578
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in East Sussex

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in East Sussex

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in East Sussex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in East Sussex

Manual Testing
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -36 20 £37,250 -6.88% 3
Hove -9 1 £58,500 +34.48%
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) SDLC
3 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) Degree
4 8 (36.36%) QA
5 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) Selenium
6 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) JIRA
7 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 5 (22.73%) Software Architecture
7 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
7 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
7 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) XML
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
3 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) QA Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Manual Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) QA Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Head of IT
4 4 (18.18%) Lead Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) SDLC
3 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
6 5 (22.73%) Software Architecture
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
7 4 (18.18%) Change Management
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 4 (18.18%) Line Management
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) MVC
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) hybris