The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 67 76
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.39% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Median salary £35,000 £43,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.60% +30.30%  
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 Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 311 485 580
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 86.39% 85.39% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 288 356 509
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £27,533
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Performance Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
2 11 (84.62%) QA
3 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
3 10 (76.92%) Degree
3 10 (76.92%) Cryptography
3 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 10 (76.92%) C
3 10 (76.92%) C++
3 10 (76.92%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) Online Security
3 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (76.92%) Blockchain
3 10 (76.92%) Master's Degree
3 10 (76.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (69.23%) ISEB
5 7 (53.85%) Migration
5 7 (53.85%) Python
5 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
5 7 (53.85%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (53.85%) Data Lake
5 7 (53.85%) Security Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
5 7 (53.85%) Open Source
5 7 (53.85%) Big Data
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Linux

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 10 (76.92%) Blockchain
2 7 (53.85%) Big Data
2 7 (53.85%) Data Lake
2 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) QA Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
2 7 (53.85%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Performance Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
3 10 (76.92%) Cryptography
3 10 (76.92%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (76.92%) Online Security
3 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) Migration
4 7 (53.85%) Open Source
4 7 (53.85%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Context-Driven Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C
1 10 (76.92%) C++
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
1 10 (76.92%) Master's Degree
2 9 (69.23%) ISEB
3 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft