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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 101 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 22 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.45% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 10
Median salary £32,000 £42,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,700 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,500 £39,250
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
1706 1552 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.32% 85.13% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1320 1359
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
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 17 January 2017.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 40 (81.63%) QA
2 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) ISEB
4 17 (34.69%) ISTQB
5 15 (30.61%) JIRA
5 15 (30.61%) SQL
6 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 13 (26.53%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (24.49%) Selenium
9 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
10 10 (20.41%) Finance
10 10 (20.41%) Games
10 10 (20.41%) Performance Testing
10 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
10 10 (20.41%) SDLC
11 9 (18.37%) Regression Testing
11 9 (18.37%) JMeter
11 9 (18.37%) C#
12 8 (16.33%) Scrum
12 8 (16.33%) Automation Testing
12 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
12 8 (16.33%) Test Management
13 7 (14.29%) Load Testing
13 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
13 7 (14.29%) .NET
13 7 (14.29%) Java
14 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
14 6 (12.24%) Open Source
14 6 (12.24%) API 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 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) JIRA
2 12 (24.49%) Selenium
3 9 (18.37%) JMeter
4 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.08%) Appium
6 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.08%) Mocha
6 2 (4.08%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.04%) Calabash
7 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
1 10 (20.41%) Games
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.12%) Automotive
5 2 (4.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 18 (36.73%) Test Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Tester
4 7 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 6 (12.24%) QA Tester
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) QA Manager
6 5 (10.20%) QA Test Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Test Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Applications Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Development Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Manual Tester
7 4 (8.16%) QA Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (8.16%) Web Services
4 3 (6.12%) JSON
4 3 (6.12%) REST
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) RESTful
6 1 (2.04%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (2.04%) Node.js
6 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Android
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 13 (26.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Performance Testing
5 10 (20.41%) SDLC
6 9 (18.37%) Regression Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Automation Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Scrum
7 8 (16.33%) Test Management
7 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Load Testing
9 6 (12.24%) API Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
9 6 (12.24%) Open Source
10 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (8.16%) Apple Swift
4 4 (8.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) ISEB
2 17 (34.69%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (81.63%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Cognizant
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) HP
3 2 (4.08%) Serena
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