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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 35 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.59% 0.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.05% 0.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
215 242 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 75.97% 85.82% 78.23%
Number of salaries quoted 195 145 127
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (95.00%) Automated Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (75.00%) XML
5 14 (70.00%) Web Services
6 12 (60.00%) CSS
6 12 (60.00%) HTML
7 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (50.00%) Usability Testing
8 7 (35.00%) QA
9 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (30.00%) Scrum
9 6 (30.00%) SQL
9 6 (30.00%) .NET
9 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (25.00%) ISEB
10 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Windows
11 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Agile Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
11 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
12 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
12 3 (15.00%) MSTest
12 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (15.00%) Selenium
12 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (10.00%) ISTQB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (15.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) MSTest
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Tester
1 12 (60.00%) Software Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) XML
2 14 (70.00%) Web Services
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Automated Testing
2 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.00%) System Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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