The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.66% 1.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 0
Median salary £35,000 £40,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 575 605 625
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 86.60% 83.68% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 498 498 503
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Coventry

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Coventry

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Coventry over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) JMeter
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
5 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Logistics
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (9.09%) Case Management
7 1 (9.09%) Slack
7 1 (9.09%) PMO

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) G Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) Slack
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JMeter
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
5 1 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Logistics
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Case Management
7 1 (9.09%) Coaching
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 34k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum + gd benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago