Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 43 44
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +34
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.50% 2.80% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 3.33% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 20
Solihull median annual salary £36,750 £24,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.13% -22.58% -8.15%
10th Percentile £32,075 £21,325 £22,500
90th Percentile £44,025 £35,925 £34,500
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year -2.99% +17.54% -12.31%

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 Solihull with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Solihull
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 362 360 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 89.83% 84.11% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 329 320 376
Solihull median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +18.06% -4.00%
10th Percentile £25,900 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,625 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

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 17 November 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin