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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 43 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 19 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.19% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 1
Average salary £31,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
454 387 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.17% 69.23% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 381 301 296
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Coventry

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (88.57%) UNIX
2 27 (77.14%) Windows
3 24 (68.57%) ISEB
4 23 (65.71%) HTML
5 22 (62.86%) SQL
5 22 (62.86%) Oracle
6 19 (54.29%) Test Scripting
7 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
8 15 (42.86%) VB
9 13 (37.14%) Finance
9 13 (37.14%) System Testing
10 10 (28.57%) Integration Testing
10 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (28.57%) Automation Testing
11 9 (25.71%) Web Services
11 9 (25.71%) XML
11 9 (25.71%) Java
12 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
13 6 (17.14%) Migration
13 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
14 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
14 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
14 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
14 5 (14.29%) Data Transformation
15 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
15 4 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
15 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
15 4 (11.43%) ITIL
16 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Test Analyst
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 14 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 10 (28.57%) Systems Test Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) Software Test Analyst
5 8 (22.86%) Systems Manager
6 7 (20.00%) Systems Tester
6 7 (20.00%) Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) Web Services
2 9 (25.71%) XML
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) UNIX
2 27 (77.14%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Test Scripting
2 13 (37.14%) System Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 5 (14.29%) Data Transformation
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) VB
3 9 (25.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) HP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
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