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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 57 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 20 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.61% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 0.69% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 3
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
671 578 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 87.71% 86.92% 82.62%
Number of salaries quoted 562 469 334
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (62.96%) Automated Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
3 13 (48.15%) ISEB
4 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) QA
5 11 (40.74%) Functional Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
6 9 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Java
9 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
9 6 (22.22%) IntelliJ
9 6 (22.22%) J2EE
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Web Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Selenium
9 6 (22.22%) Web Development
10 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
10 4 (14.81%) System Testing
10 4 (14.81%) V-Model
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
11 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 3 (11.11%) SDLC
12 2 (7.41%) Degree
13 1 (3.70%) Web Services
13 1 (3.70%) XML

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 6 (22.22%) IntelliJ
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Analyst
1 24 (88.89%) Test Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Software Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Software Test Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) QA Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) QA Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) QA Test Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Test Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) QA Test Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Software QA Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (18.52%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (18.52%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (18.52%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) QA Leader
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Automated Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) Functional Testing
4 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
5 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Testing
6 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 6 (22.22%) Web Development
6 6 (22.22%) Web Testing
7 4 (14.81%) System Testing
7 4 (14.81%) V-Model
7 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
9 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) ISEB
2 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle