The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 100 93
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.55% 1.09% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.23% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 18
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +45.45%  
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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 962 1142 1075
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.18% 89.22% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1082 954
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in West Sussex

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in West Sussex over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in West Sussex

Manual Testing
Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Gatwick +6 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Worthing - 2 £37,000 - 1
Crawley - 1 £41,250 -
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 4 (57.14%) VBScript
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) DSDM
4 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Slack
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) G Suite
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
1 2 (28.57%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
4 1 (14.29%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) DSDM
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to 39k Plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago