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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 30 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.58% 3.93% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 4.69% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 6
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
223 192 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 92.92% 83.84% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 199 160 222
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 21 January 2017.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 13 (81.25%) Automation Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (50.00%) QA
5 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (43.75%) Workflow
6 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Workflow Management
6 7 (43.75%) System Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (43.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Smoke Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) OOP
8 4 (25.00%) OO
8 4 (25.00%) Selenium
8 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (25.00%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
9 3 (18.75%) Web Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 2 (12.50%) Mentoring

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:

Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Software Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Junior
4 4 (25.00%) Junior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Junior Test Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Web Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Lead Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Automation Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (43.75%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Smoke Testing
5 7 (43.75%) System Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
5 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Workflow
5 7 (43.75%) Workflow Management
6 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 4 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (25.00%) OOP
8 3 (18.75%) Web Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA