Period
to 19 April 2019

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 6 months to 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 84 91
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.40% 2.00% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.20% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 7
Coventry median annual salary £28,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +23.08% -4.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £29,700 £42,500 £42,250
West Midlands median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69% -7.14%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 766 1,226 1,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.59% 90.68% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 611 960 864
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -2.65%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (66.67%) User Experience
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (66.67%) API Development
2 8 (66.67%) HockeyApp
2 8 (66.67%) Personalization
2 8 (66.67%) Customer-Centricity
2 8 (66.67%) TestFlight
2 8 (66.67%) Lean Thinking
3 7 (58.33%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) Xcode
4 6 (50.00%) JSON
4 6 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (50.00%) Retail
4 6 (50.00%) Subversion
4 6 (50.00%) Google
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) Broadband
4 6 (50.00%) ISEB
4 6 (50.00%) Google Play
4 6 (50.00%) iTunes
4 6 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (50.00%) UI Automator
4 6 (50.00%) Appium
4 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (50.00%) Cucumber

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) TestFlight
2 6 (50.00%) Google Play
2 6 (50.00%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Appium
2 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (50.00%) Genymotion
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 6 (50.00%) UI Automator
2 6 (50.00%) Xcode
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) JSON
1 6 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 8 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) API Development
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (66.67%) Customer-Centricity
2 8 (66.67%) Lean Thinking
2 8 (66.67%) Personalization
3 6 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
3 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Google