Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 62
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.20% 1.46% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.71% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Worcestershire median annual salary £43,500 £32,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.85% +25.00% +4.00%
10th Percentile £41,750 £27,650 £24,000
90th Percentile £45,250 £34,150 £28,000
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year -2.99% +19.64% -13.85%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 449 409 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 90.34% 85.56% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 397 390 389
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,450 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,200 £55,800 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Worcestershire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA