Period
to 19 December 2018

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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 77 101
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 17 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.71% 1.80% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.94% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 6
Coventry median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -13.51% +105.56%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £35,250 £42,500 £71,625
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 881 1,235 1,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 88.72% 92.51% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 712 972 1,008
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,975 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

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 December 2018, 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) QA
2 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
4 7 (41.18%) User Experience
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (41.18%) API Development
4 7 (41.18%) TestFlight
4 7 (41.18%) HockeyApp
4 7 (41.18%) Personalization
4 7 (41.18%) Customer-Centricity
4 7 (41.18%) Lean Thinking
5 5 (29.41%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (29.41%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
5 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) System Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
6 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
7 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) ISEB
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 3 (17.65%) JMeter

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 7 (41.18%) TestFlight
2 2 (11.76%) Google Play
2 2 (11.76%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
3 3 (17.65%) JMeter
4 2 (11.76%) Appium
4 2 (11.76%) Genymotion
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) UI Automator
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) Xcode
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Mobile Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
1 7 (41.18%) User Experience
2 5 (29.41%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) API Development
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (41.18%) Customer-Centricity
3 7 (41.18%) Lean Thinking
3 7 (41.18%) Personalization
4 5 (29.41%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
5 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) System Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Groovy
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft