Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 201 246
Rank change year-on-year +21 +45 -42
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 79 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.31% 0.95% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.11% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74 56 50
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,650 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £52,000
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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,366 5,050 6,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.97% 85.51% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,375 4,206 5,976
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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
Woking +24 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Egham - 16 £57,500 -
Reigate -18 13 £50,000 +23.46% 1
Dorking +7 6 £35,000 +55.56%
Redhill - 6 £50,000 -
Leatherhead +14 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Staines +7 3 - -
Farnham -3 3 £30,000 +7.14%
Guildford -32 2 £28,000 -6.67%
Walton-on-Thames +4 1 £35,000 +11.11%
Lightwater - 1 £30,000 -
Godalming - 1 £32,500 -
Camberley - 1 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 77 (97.47%) Test Automation
2 45 (56.96%) Acceptance Criteria
3 37 (46.84%) Selenium
4 36 (45.57%) SDLC
4 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (40.51%) Unit Testing
6 28 (35.44%) Scrum
7 27 (34.18%) C#
7 27 (34.18%) Software Testing
8 24 (30.38%) Degree
9 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
9 23 (29.11%) TDD
10 22 (27.85%) WebDriver
11 21 (26.58%) Test Strategy
11 21 (26.58%) QA
12 19 (24.05%) Dynamics CRM
12 19 (24.05%) CRM
13 18 (22.78%) Python
14 17 (21.52%) OOP
14 17 (21.52%) OO
14 17 (21.52%) Java
14 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
14 17 (21.52%) SQL
14 17 (21.52%) T-SQL
14 17 (21.52%) CSS
14 17 (21.52%) Ajax
14 17 (21.52%) jQuery
14 17 (21.52%) AngularJS
14 17 (21.52%) SDET
14 17 (21.52%) Database Optimisation

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (24.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (46.84%) Selenium
2 22 (27.85%) WebDriver
3 16 (20.25%) Eclipse
3 16 (20.25%) PyCharm
3 16 (20.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Automotive
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Analyst
2 27 (34.18%) Test Engineer
3 25 (31.65%) Tester
4 17 (21.52%) Test Analyst
4 17 (21.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (20.25%) Business Analyst
5 16 (20.25%) CRM Analyst
5 16 (20.25%) CRM Business Analyst
6 13 (16.46%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 13 (16.46%) Senior Test Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) Test Automation Specialist
7 11 (13.92%) Test Specialist
8 10 (12.66%) Development Engineer
8 10 (12.66%) Software Development Engineer
8 10 (12.66%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (12.66%) Test Development Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Development Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Software Development Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Senior Software Test Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) Ajax
1 17 (21.52%) AngularJS
1 17 (21.52%) CSS
1 17 (21.52%) jQuery
2 6 (7.59%) Velocity
3 2 (2.53%) REST
4 1 (1.27%) .NET
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (97.47%) Test Automation
2 45 (56.96%) Acceptance Criteria
3 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (45.57%) SDLC
4 32 (40.51%) Unit Testing
5 28 (35.44%) Scrum
6 27 (34.18%) Software Testing
7 23 (29.11%) TDD
8 21 (26.58%) Test Strategy
9 19 (24.05%) CRM
10 17 (21.52%) Database Optimisation
10 17 (21.52%) OO
10 17 (21.52%) OOP
10 17 (21.52%) SDET
10 17 (21.52%) Software Architecture
11 16 (20.25%) Business Analysis
11 16 (20.25%) Data Analysis
11 16 (20.25%) PRINCE
11 16 (20.25%) PRINCE2
11 16 (20.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) C#
2 18 (22.78%) Python
3 17 (21.52%) Java
3 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.52%) SQL
3 17 (21.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (30.38%) Degree
2 15 (18.99%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.58%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) TOWER Software
3 3 (3.80%) ForgeRock
3 3 (3.80%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle