The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.70% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 191 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 83.28% 77.02% 71.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137 120 82
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Manual Testing
West Midlands

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 19 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft