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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 24 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.64% 4.27% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 5.50% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 1
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
192 218 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.01% 77.58% 87.54%
Number of salaries quoted 161 199 149
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 19 (95.00%) Automated Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) QA
3 15 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (70.00%) Automation Testing
5 11 (55.00%) Scrum
6 8 (40.00%) Web Services
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Workflow
8 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (30.00%) JBehave
8 6 (30.00%) WebDriver
8 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Security Testing
8 6 (30.00%) TestNG
8 6 (30.00%) Selenium
8 6 (30.00%) SpecFlow
8 6 (30.00%) Appium
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (20.00%) HP

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Appium
1 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (30.00%) JBehave
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
1 6 (30.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (30.00%) TestNG
1 6 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (15.00%) NeoLoad
3 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Leader
3 6 (30.00%) QA Leader
4 5 (25.00%) Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Junior
5 4 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Junior QA Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Lead Tester
5 4 (20.00%) QA Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Software Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
8 1 (5.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Automated Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (70.00%) Automation Testing
5 11 (55.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (30.00%) Security Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (30.00%) Workflow
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.00%) QA Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) HP
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Dynatrace
2 1 (5.00%) New Relic
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago