Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 97 85
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 25 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.90% 0.39% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.44% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 33
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +144.44% -29.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £72,000 £43,500
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.08% +8.33% -7.69%

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 1,179 1,125 1,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.73% 88.51% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 921 902 969
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -2.38% +1.82% +3.13%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (76.00%) Regression Testing
3 17 (68.00%) Selenium
4 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
6 12 (48.00%) Robot Framework
6 12 (48.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 12 (48.00%) Chatbot
6 12 (48.00%) WebDriver
6 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
6 12 (48.00%) CRM
7 11 (44.00%) Retail
7 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
8 10 (40.00%) ISEB
9 8 (32.00%) SOAP
9 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
10 6 (24.00%) Issue Tracking
10 6 (24.00%) JSON
10 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (24.00%) Python
10 6 (24.00%) Subversion
11 4 (16.00%) Logistics
11 4 (16.00%) Middleware
11 4 (16.00%) JMeter
11 4 (16.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) Web Services
11 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
11 4 (16.00%) QA
11 4 (16.00%) Web Development

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:

Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Chatbot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Selenium
2 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (48.00%) Robot Framework
3 12 (48.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (24.00%) Subversion
6 4 (16.00%) JMeter
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (44.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Test Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) Junior QA Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) SOAP
2 6 (24.00%) JSON
3 4 (16.00%) Middleware
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (76.00%) Regression Testing
3 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) CRM
4 12 (48.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (24.00%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (16.00%) Logistics
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Web Development
7 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (24.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Groovy
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos
1 1 (4.00%) Informatica
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Netezza
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle