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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 96 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 24 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.36% 0.93% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.08% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 8
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
1614 1851 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.29% 86.25% 81.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1514 1252
Median salary £45,000 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 35 (83.33%) QA
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) ISEB
4 16 (38.10%) Selenium
5 15 (35.71%) ISTQB
6 14 (33.33%) JMeter
7 12 (28.57%) JIRA
7 12 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (23.81%) Scrum
8 10 (23.81%) SQL
9 9 (21.43%) C#
9 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
9 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
10 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
11 7 (16.67%) Games
11 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 7 (16.67%) Java
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 7 (16.67%) Performance Testing
11 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
11 7 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (16.67%) SDLC
12 6 (14.29%) API Testing
12 6 (14.29%) Functional Testing
12 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
12 6 (14.29%) Open Source
12 6 (14.29%) Load Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Selenium
2 14 (33.33%) JMeter
3 12 (28.57%) JIRA
4 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
6 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.76%) Appium
7 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.76%) Mocha
8 1 (2.38%) Calabash
General
1 7 (16.67%) Games
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Automotive
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Tester
4 7 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 5 (11.90%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (11.90%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Manual Tester
6 5 (11.90%) QA Leader
6 5 (11.90%) QA Tester
6 5 (11.90%) Test Leader
7 4 (9.52%) Development Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Test Development Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 3 (7.14%) QA Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) JSON
2 5 (11.90%) REST
2 5 (11.90%) SOAP
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (2.38%) Node.js
6 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Fintech
3 2 (4.76%) iPhone
3 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) EPoS
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Android
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (23.81%) Scrum
4 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 7 (16.67%) SDLC
7 6 (14.29%) API Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Open Source
7 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.90%) DSDM
8 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) Apple Swift
4 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) ISEB
2 15 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 7 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (83.33%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Cognizant
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
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