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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 4.18% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
200 241 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 76.05% 84.56% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 180 150 146
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 15 (68.18%) Web Services
3 15 (68.18%) XML
4 12 (54.55%) CSS
4 12 (54.55%) HTML
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 10 (45.45%) Usability Testing
6 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
6 9 (40.91%) QA
6 9 (40.91%) Scrum
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
7 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
7 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (22.73%) ISEB
9 5 (22.73%) .NET
10 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (13.64%) MSTest
11 3 (13.64%) System Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) MSTest
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Tester
1 12 (54.55%) Software Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Test Leader
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Junior Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) Web Services
1 15 (68.18%) XML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 10 (45.45%) Usability Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
5 9 (40.91%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
6 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (13.64%) System Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA