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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 48 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.74% 1.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £36,750 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
224 261 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 82.66% 80.31% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 171 201 124
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,550 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Solihull
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Posted: 27 days ago