Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Manual Test Analyst was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Test Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 212 178
Rank change year-on-year +27 -34 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Test Analyst 6 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.15% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 13
Birmingham median annual salary £28,500 £33,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.56% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,625 £25,675 £23,750
90th Percentile £30,250 £38,250 £40,000
West Midlands median annual salary £28,500 £31,250 £30,750
% change year-on-year -8.80% +1.63% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3740 4551 3818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.40% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2992 3402 3191
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Manual Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Manual Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Test Analyst in Birmingham

Manual Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Test Analyst in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Manual Test Analyst in Birmingham

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Manual Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Manual Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (66.67%) System Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing

Manual Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) System Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB