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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 132 122 112
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.59% 0.74% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.87% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 13
Median salary £35,500 £42,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.97% +26.11%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
2035 1729 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.41% 85.17% 83.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1418 1409
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 1 July 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 23 (60.53%) Automated Testing
2 20 (52.63%) Finance
3 17 (44.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (39.47%) QA
4 15 (39.47%) SQL
5 14 (36.84%) Selenium
5 14 (36.84%) Automation Testing
6 12 (31.58%) Integration Testing
7 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
8 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (23.68%) Windows
10 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.05%) ISEB
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
10 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
10 8 (21.05%) Web Testing
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
10 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
11 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Java
11 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Scrum
12 6 (15.79%) Unix
12 6 (15.79%) Web Services

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 (21.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Selenium
2 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
5 5 (13.16%) Appium
5 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
5 5 (13.16%) JBehave
5 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
5 5 (13.16%) TestNG
6 2 (5.26%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.63%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.63%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (2.63%) SilkTest
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Analyst
2 29 (76.32%) Test Analyst
3 14 (36.84%) SQL Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) Software Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) Software Test Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Test Leader
6 6 (15.79%) Unix Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) QA Leader
8 3 (7.89%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (7.89%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Agile Manual Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Manual Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Quality Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Automated Testing
2 17 (44.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (36.84%) Automation Testing
4 12 (31.58%) Integration Testing
5 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) Web Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 6 (15.79%) Security Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.16%) Compatibility Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Workflow
10 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.89%) QA Automation
10 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.89%) Test Management
10 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
2 8 (21.05%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Serena
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