The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 52 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 16 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.67% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 1
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
470 364 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 78.46% 71.51% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 396 284 386
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Coventry region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Coventry

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 29 (85.29%) UNIX
2 25 (73.53%) Windows
3 23 (67.65%) ISEB
4 22 (64.71%) HTML
4 22 (64.71%) SQL
5 21 (61.76%) Oracle
6 18 (52.94%) Test Scripting
7 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
8 14 (41.18%) VB
9 12 (35.29%) System Testing
10 11 (32.35%) Finance
11 9 (26.47%) Java
11 9 (26.47%) Web Services
11 9 (26.47%) XML
11 9 (26.47%) Integration Testing
11 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (26.47%) Automation Testing
12 7 (20.59%) Line Management
13 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
13 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
13 6 (17.65%) Migration
14 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
14 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
14 5 (14.71%) Test Planning
14 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
14 5 (14.71%) Data Transformation
14 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
14 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
15 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
15 4 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Test Manager
3 9 (26.47%) Software Test Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Systems Test Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Systems Manager
5 6 (17.65%) Tester
6 5 (14.71%) Systems Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) Web Services
2 9 (26.47%) XML
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) UNIX
2 25 (73.53%) Windows
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Test Scripting
2 12 (35.29%) System Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Automation Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Integration Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Line Management
5 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
6 5 (14.71%) Data Transformation
6 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.71%) Test Planning
6 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Test Management
8 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.94%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) VB
3 9 (26.47%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) VBScript
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft