The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 122 120 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 25 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.06% 0.83% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.97% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 13
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Manual Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2024 1748 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.62% 85.27% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1430 1395
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 23 (51.11%) QA
3 22 (48.89%) Automated Testing
3 22 (48.89%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) ISTQB
5 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (26.67%) ISEB
7 11 (24.44%) Integration Testing
7 11 (24.44%) Test Management
7 11 (24.44%) Selenium
7 11 (24.44%) Automation Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (20.00%) Windows
9 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
9 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
9 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
9 8 (17.78%) Web Testing
9 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
9 8 (17.78%) Windows 8
9 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
10 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
10 7 (15.56%) JIRA
10 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Java
10 7 (15.56%) Games

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
4 7 (15.56%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) SilkPerformer
5 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.44%) Appium
6 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.44%) JBehave
6 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.44%) TestNG
7 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.22%) SilkTest
General
1 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Games
3 4 (8.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Analyst
2 29 (64.44%) Test Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) SQL Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Software Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Test Leader
6 6 (13.33%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) QA Manager
7 4 (8.89%) QA Test Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) QA Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Applications Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
2 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
2 8 (17.78%) Windows 8
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Automated Testing
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (24.44%) Automation Testing
4 11 (24.44%) Integration Testing
4 11 (24.44%) Test Management
5 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.78%) Web Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 5 (11.11%) Defect Management
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Scrum
10 3 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (6.67%) SDLC
10 3 (6.67%) Security Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) ISTQB
2 12 (26.67%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (51.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Serena
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