Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 84 112
Rank change year-on-year +18 +28 -41
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 37 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.66% 1.93% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.23% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 3
Coventry median annual salary £32,000 £37,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.67% +66.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £25,125 £30,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £39,000 £55,300 £23,750
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.84%

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 1226 1300 1397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 88.07% 86.32% 85.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 1077 1104
Coventry median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,825
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% -

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

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Coventry over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 34 (91.89%) Test Automation
2 27 (72.97%) Regression Testing
3 19 (51.35%) Mathematics
4 18 (48.65%) Unit Testing
5 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (43.24%) Finance
6 12 (32.43%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Degree
8 9 (24.32%) Selenium
9 8 (21.62%) QA
9 8 (21.62%) Scrum
10 7 (18.92%) Java
10 7 (18.92%) Web Development
11 6 (16.22%) Banking
11 6 (16.22%) JMeter
11 6 (16.22%) SoapUI
12 5 (13.51%) Middleware
12 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
12 5 (13.51%) SOAP
12 5 (13.51%) Web Services
12 5 (13.51%) Logistics
12 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Retail
13 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
14 3 (8.11%) J2EE
14 3 (8.11%) ISEB
14 3 (8.11%) TDD
14 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
14 3 (8.11%) JIRA

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 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) G Suite
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) Slack
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) JMeter
2 6 (16.22%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Tester
2 17 (45.95%) Systems Tester
3 14 (37.84%) Analyst
4 12 (32.43%) Automation Tester
5 10 (27.03%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) QA Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Software Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) QA Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Middleware
1 5 (13.51%) SOAP
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) Java EE
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) BYOD
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Test Automation
2 27 (72.97%) Regression Testing
3 19 (51.35%) Mathematics
4 18 (48.65%) Unit Testing
5 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (32.43%) Scenario Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Scrum
8 7 (18.92%) Web Development
9 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.51%) Logistics
9 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
10 3 (8.11%) TDD
10 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Defect Tracking
11 2 (5.41%) Exploratory Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Test Management
11 2 (5.41%) Use Case
11 2 (5.41%) User Stories
11 2 (5.41%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle