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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - 48 66
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 2.56% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.11% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 3
Average salary - £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
616 450 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 77.68% 82.42% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 498 362 411
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle