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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 120 109 125
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 31 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.25% 0.75% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.87% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 12
Median salary £37,500 £24,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.06% -26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £80,000
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
2166 1605 1992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 87.30% 86.48% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1359 1728
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,800 £68,250
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 26 September 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 31 (72.09%) QA
2 20 (46.51%) Finance
3 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) Automated Testing
4 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
4 14 (32.56%) JIRA
4 14 (32.56%) Test Management
5 13 (30.23%) Mobile App
5 13 (30.23%) Games
6 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
7 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
7 9 (20.93%) ISEB
8 8 (18.60%) Selenium
8 8 (18.60%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (16.28%) SDLC
9 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
9 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Serena
10 6 (13.95%) HTML
11 5 (11.63%) CSS
11 5 (11.63%) Back Office
11 5 (11.63%) SilkPerformer
11 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
11 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (11.63%) Defect Management
11 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
12 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
12 4 (9.30%) Apple Swift

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 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) JIRA
2 8 (18.60%) Selenium
3 5 (11.63%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.33%) Appium
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) JMeter
6 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.33%) Mocha
6 1 (2.33%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.33%) SilkTest
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Games
3 5 (11.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Analyst
2 18 (41.86%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Tester
4 8 (18.60%) Test Leader
5 7 (16.28%) QA Tester
6 6 (13.95%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) QA Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) QA Manager
7 5 (11.63%) QA Test Manager
7 5 (11.63%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
8 4 (9.30%) Applications Tester
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Software Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Unix Analyst
11 1 (2.33%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (37.21%) Automated Testing
2 14 (32.56%) Test Management
3 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
4 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
5 8 (18.60%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
6 7 (16.28%) SDLC
6 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Defect Management
7 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) Case Management
8 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Load Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Apple Swift
2 4 (9.30%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
2 9 (20.93%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (72.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Serena
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago