The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Manual Tester
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £33,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year +5.69% -2.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1905 2259 1962
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.70% 96.05% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1678 1613
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Birmingham

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Manual Tester in Birmingham

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Manual Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Automotive
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Android Development
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) iPhone
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) GNVQ
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Validation

Manual Tester 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) iPhone
1 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Android Development
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Telematics
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) GNVQ
3 1 (14.29%) HND
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft