The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 22 33
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.50% 3.98% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 5.00% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 9
Median salary £31,000 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.46% +11.66%  
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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 192 180 244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 95.05% 79.65% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 181 157 209
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +38.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) SaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (12.50%) System Testing
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) OOP
7 1 (12.50%) OO

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA