The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 107 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.049% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.052% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £33,500 £26,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1897 1911 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.24% 93.86% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1688 1384
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
West Midlands

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Birmingham region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Birmingham

Software Tester
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) OOP
1 14 (100.00%) OO
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
1 14 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Low Latency

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) OOP
1 14 (100.00%) OO
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago