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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - 52 64
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.97% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.23% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Average salary - £29,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.49%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
593 408 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 80.14% 79.22% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 470 320 477
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (75.00%) Oracle
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) VB
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 3 (25.00%) QA Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Test Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Line Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle