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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 128 121 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.59% 0.63% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.73% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 8
Median salary £34,000 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.29% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,550 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,850 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
1959 1638 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 88.24% 85.71% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1375 1688
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £68,500
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 9 December 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 36 (78.26%) QA
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) JIRA
4 19 (41.30%) SQL
5 18 (39.13%) Finance
5 18 (39.13%) Test Scripting
6 16 (34.78%) Test Management
6 16 (34.78%) ISTQB
7 15 (32.61%) Games
7 15 (32.61%) ISEB
7 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
8 12 (26.09%) Automated Testing
9 10 (21.74%) SDLC
10 9 (19.57%) Test Strategy
11 8 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
11 8 (17.39%) Defect Tracking
12 7 (15.22%) Selenium
12 7 (15.22%) CSS
12 7 (15.22%) HTML
13 6 (13.04%) Regression Testing
13 6 (13.04%) Serena
13 6 (13.04%) Defect Management
13 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
13 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
14 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (10.87%) Load Testing
14 5 (10.87%) V-Model
14 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
14 5 (10.87%) Functional 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) JIRA
2 7 (15.22%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (8.70%) JMeter
5 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.35%) Appium
6 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.35%) Mocha
6 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.17%) Calabash
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.17%) SilkTest
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Games
3 5 (10.87%) Back Office
4 2 (4.35%) Automotive
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Tester
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Test Leader
5 7 (15.22%) QA Manager
5 7 (15.22%) QA Test Manager
5 7 (15.22%) QA Tester
5 7 (15.22%) Test Manager
6 6 (13.04%) QA Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Applications Tester
8 4 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Mobile Tester
9 3 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) QA Test Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Automation Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Web Applications Tester
10 2 (4.35%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) CSS
1 7 (15.22%) HTML
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (2.17%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) EPoS
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Test Scripting
3 16 (34.78%) Test Management
4 12 (26.09%) Automated Testing
5 10 (21.74%) SDLC
6 9 (19.57%) Test Strategy
7 8 (17.39%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Defect Management
8 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Automation Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Case Management
9 5 (10.87%) Functional Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Load Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.87%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Apple Swift
2 4 (8.70%) C#
2 4 (8.70%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) ISTQB
2 15 (32.61%) ISEB
3 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (78.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Serena
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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