The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 27 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.98% 1.57% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.88% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Median salary £22,500 £31,250 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% -14.96%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 213 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 80.49% 83.53% 83.45%
Number of salaries quoted 149 195 190
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Solihull

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Automated Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (76.92%) QA
3 9 (69.23%) Automation Testing
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Functional Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
6 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
7 4 (30.77%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (30.77%) System Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Workflow
9 2 (15.38%) XML
9 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) HP
9 2 (15.38%) ISEB
9 2 (15.38%) Internet
9 2 (15.38%) Workflow Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Appium
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) JBehave
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.69%) TestNG
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Software Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Junior QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Automated Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Automation Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Functional Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
5 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (30.77%) System Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Workflow
8 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
8 2 (15.38%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft