Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 150 84
Rank change year-on-year +25 -66 +48
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 27 3 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.29% 0.12% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.14% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 84
West Sussex median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £27,100 £28,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £56,000 £44,000
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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1819 2184 2328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.20% 88.89% 88.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 2003 2043
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Worthing -16 7 £39,000 +41.82%
Gatwick +22 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Horsham - 6 £29,500 -
Burgess Hill -1 4 - -
Crawley - 4 £43,125 -
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
4 13 (48.15%) Degree
5 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
5 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 10 (37.04%) SDLC
6 9 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (33.33%) VBScript
6 9 (33.33%) Python
6 9 (33.33%) HP UFT
6 9 (33.33%) QA
6 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 9 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (29.63%) .NET
8 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
10 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) Java
10 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
10 5 (18.52%) VMware
11 4 (14.81%) TDD
11 4 (14.81%) Billing
11 4 (14.81%) C#

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 4 (14.81%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Manual Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Lead Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) QA Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) QA Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Software Integration Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.81%) jQuery
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 10 (37.04%) SDLC
3 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 9 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Analytical Thinking
7 4 (14.81%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
7 4 (14.81%) High Availability
7 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) RAD
7 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (14.81%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Python
1 9 (33.33%) VBScript
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 9 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) VMware