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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 156 183
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 23 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.83% 1.20% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.39% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 50 31
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £40,000 £57,500
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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2338 3664 3965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 84.28% 86.37% 86.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1870 3095 3318
Median salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +25 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Reigate +22 5 £28,500 +3.63%
Walton-on-Thames +11 2 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Leatherhead -3 2 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Dorking - 1 £42,500 -
Godalming - 1 £40,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 27 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 25 (52.08%) QA
3 24 (50.00%) ISEB
4 23 (47.92%) Software Testing
5 21 (43.75%) ISTQB
6 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
6 19 (39.58%) SQL
6 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.25%) Finance
7 15 (31.25%) Java
7 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 15 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
8 14 (29.17%) Degree
8 14 (29.17%) Performance Testing
8 14 (29.17%) Regression Testing
8 14 (29.17%) Scrum
9 12 (25.00%) Python
9 12 (25.00%) C++
9 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (25.00%) Windows
10 11 (22.92%) C#
10 11 (22.92%) Selenium
10 11 (22.92%) Mathematics
10 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
10 11 (22.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (20.83%) SDLC
11 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (20.83%) VB
11 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio

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 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Big Data
2 7 (14.58%) Blockchain
2 7 (14.58%) Data Lake
2 7 (14.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (22.92%) Selenium
3 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
4 7 (14.58%) Subversion
4 7 (14.58%) TestComplete
4 7 (14.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (14.58%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.25%) MSTest
7 2 (4.17%) InstallShield
7 2 (4.17%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.08%) JMeter
8 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.17%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Back Office
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Analyst
2 21 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Tester
4 9 (18.75%) Software Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 7 (14.58%) Software Tester
7 6 (12.50%) QA Analyst
7 6 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) QA Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Junior
10 3 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Systems Test Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
11 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
11 2 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 7 (14.58%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (6.25%) User Experience
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Solaris
2 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 23 (47.92%) Software Testing
3 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
4 14 (29.17%) Performance Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Regression Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Scrum
4 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 11 (22.92%) Mathematics
6 10 (20.83%) SDLC
6 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 9 (18.75%) Time Management
8 8 (16.67%) Open Source
9 7 (14.58%) Automation Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Cryptography
9 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (14.58%) Migration
9 7 (14.58%) Online Security
9 7 (14.58%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) C++
3 12 (25.00%) Python
4 11 (22.92%) C#
5 10 (20.83%) VB
6 9 (18.75%) C
7 8 (16.67%) Ruby
8 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.17%) Perl
9 2 (4.17%) VBScript
10 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) ISEB
2 21 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 14 (29.17%) Degree
4 11 (22.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (52.08%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) TOWER Software
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago