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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 130 122 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.62% 0.55% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.64% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 10
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
2092 1559 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.77% 85.57% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1545 1250 1318
Median salary £45,000 £43,625 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -8.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 4 May 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (61.29%) Automated Testing
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) QA
2 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Automation Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Selenium
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) ISEB
6 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
6 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
7 8 (25.81%) Web Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
7 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
7 8 (25.81%) Windows 8
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
7 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
8 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
9 6 (19.35%) Web Services
9 6 (19.35%) Workflow
9 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
9 6 (19.35%) Cucumber

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 (25.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Selenium
2 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
3 6 (19.35%) Appium
3 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
3 6 (19.35%) JBehave
3 6 (19.35%) SpecFlow
3 6 (19.35%) TestNG
4 3 (9.68%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Analyst
1 22 (70.97%) Test Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Software Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Software Test Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) QA Leader
4 6 (19.35%) Test Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (9.68%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Manual Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
2 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
2 8 (25.81%) Windows 8
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Automated Testing
2 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Automation Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) Web Testing
6 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
6 7 (22.58%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Security Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 6 (19.35%) Workflow
8 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
9 3 (9.68%) QA Automation
9 3 (9.68%) Time Management
10 2 (6.45%) SDLC
11 1 (3.23%) Open Source
11 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
2 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Dynatrace
2 1 (3.23%) New Relic
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