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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 36 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.10% 0.73% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.85% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Average salary £23,000 £36,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.41% +22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
195 234 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 71.43% 85.09% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 185 190 188
Average salary £39,000 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.87% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,265 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 7 (53.85%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
3 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (46.15%) ISEB
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) MSTest
7 3 (23.08%) System Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) .NET
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.69%) Software Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) MSTest
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Leader
2 5 (38.46%) Junior
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Automation Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (23.08%) System Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
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