The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - - 7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch - - 26.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Manual Testing
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Redditch region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 85.23% 81.08% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 65 23 32
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Redditch

Manual Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Use Case
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Use Case
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management