Period
to 27 July 2017

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

Manual Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 186 241
Rank change year-on-year -17 +55 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 46 108 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.81% 1.38% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.61% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 48 109 71
Surrey median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +14.29%

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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4907 6705 7958
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 86.73% 85.86% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3940 5673 6744
Surrey median annual salary £48,500 £46,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.43% -1.08% +3.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Surrey

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Surrey

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Surrey over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Surrey

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Guildford +26 10 £35,000 -18.60%
Reigate +5 6 £28,500 +3.64%
Dorking - 4 £35,000 -
Walton-on-Thames +15 2 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Woking +11 2 £42,500 +30.77%
Horley +8 2 £36,250 +3.57%
Leatherhead +5 2 £42,500 +21.43%
Lightwater - 2 £28,000 - 1
Camberley - 2 £31,250 - 1
Redhill -11 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Godalming - 1 £40,000 -
Staines - 1 £30,000 - 1
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 40 (86.96%) Test Automation
2 35 (76.09%) QA
3 26 (56.52%) Test Scripting
4 25 (54.35%) ISTQB
5 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (43.48%) Regression Testing
7 19 (41.30%) ISEB
8 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
9 16 (34.78%) Software Testing
9 16 (34.78%) Finance
10 15 (32.61%) Scrum
10 15 (32.61%) Java
11 13 (28.26%) C++
11 13 (28.26%) Degree
11 13 (28.26%) Functional Testing
12 12 (26.09%) C
12 12 (26.09%) C#
12 12 (26.09%) SQL
12 12 (26.09%) Python
12 12 (26.09%) Client/Server
13 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
13 11 (23.91%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (21.74%) Master's Degree
14 10 (21.74%) Blockchain
14 10 (21.74%) Performance Testing
14 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (21.74%) Online Security
14 10 (21.74%) Cryptography

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Blockchain
2 7 (15.22%) Big Data
2 7 (15.22%) Data Lake
2 7 (15.22%) Hadoop
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
3 7 (15.22%) Selenium
4 6 (13.04%) Subversion
4 6 (13.04%) TestComplete
4 6 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.35%) InstallShield
6 2 (4.35%) Ranorex
6 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.17%) JIRA
7 1 (2.17%) MSTest
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Legal
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Test Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Test Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) QA Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) QA Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Software Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Tester
6 6 (13.04%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) QA Tester
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Systems Tester
9 3 (6.52%) QA Officer
9 3 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Test Leader
10 2 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) QA Automation Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Client/Server
2 11 (23.91%) Computer Science
3 7 (15.22%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (6.52%) User Experience
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Solaris
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Test Automation
2 26 (56.52%) Test Scripting
3 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (43.48%) Regression Testing
5 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
6 16 (34.78%) Software Testing
7 15 (32.61%) Scrum
8 13 (28.26%) Functional Testing
9 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (21.74%) Cryptography
9 10 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (21.74%) Online Security
9 10 (21.74%) Performance Testing
10 9 (19.57%) SDLC
10 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (17.39%) Time Management
12 7 (15.22%) Open Source
12 7 (15.22%) Security Testing
12 7 (15.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) C++
3 12 (26.09%) C
3 12 (26.09%) C#
3 12 (26.09%) Python
3 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) VB
5 6 (13.04%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) ISTQB
2 19 (41.30%) ISEB
3 13 (28.26%) Degree
4 11 (23.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (21.74%) Master's Degree
6 8 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (76.09%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) TOWER Software
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36500 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lightwater
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Camberley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago