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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 116 109 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 32 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 0.92% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.08% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 14
Median salary £37,500 £31,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £24,150 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,150 £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
2081 1674 1807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.53% 85.41% 84.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1503 1411 1553
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 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 31 August 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (62.79%) QA
2 24 (55.81%) Finance
3 18 (41.86%) Automated Testing
4 17 (39.53%) SQL
5 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (32.56%) Test Management
7 13 (30.23%) ISTQB
8 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
9 11 (25.58%) JIRA
10 10 (23.26%) Games
10 10 (23.26%) Selenium
10 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
11 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
11 9 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (20.93%) Integration Testing
12 8 (18.60%) ISEB
13 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
13 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
14 6 (13.95%) HTML
14 6 (13.95%) Serena
14 6 (13.95%) SDLC
15 5 (11.63%) Defect Management
15 5 (11.63%) Defect Tracking
15 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
15 5 (11.63%) Back Office
15 5 (11.63%) CSS
15 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
15 5 (11.63%) SilkPerformer
16 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
16 4 (9.30%) Penetration 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 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) JIRA
2 10 (23.26%) 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 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Games
3 5 (11.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Analyst
2 22 (51.16%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Test Leader
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) QA Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) QA Manager
5 5 (11.63%) QA Test Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Tester
6 4 (9.30%) QA Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Software Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Unix Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Mobile Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Unix
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
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 18 (41.86%) Automated Testing
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Test Management
4 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
5 9 (20.93%) Integration Testing
5 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
5 9 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
7 6 (13.95%) SDLC
8 5 (11.63%) Defect Management
8 5 (11.63%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Case Management
9 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Load Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) ISTQB
2 8 (18.60%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (62.79%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Serena
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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