The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 103 91 111
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 45 38 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 2.07% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.42% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 9
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2133 1571 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.71% 85.52% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1257 1335
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 59 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.07%) E-Commerce
3 38 (42.70%) Scrum
4 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
5 33 (37.08%) HTML
6 32 (35.96%) CSS
6 32 (35.96%) Open Source
7 31 (34.83%) Coaching
7 31 (34.83%) XML
8 30 (33.71%) Web Development
9 28 (31.46%) Web Services
9 28 (31.46%) Internet
10 27 (30.34%) Workflow
10 27 (30.34%) Apache
10 27 (30.34%) Linux
10 27 (30.34%) SOAP
10 27 (30.34%) MySQL
10 27 (30.34%) PHP
10 27 (30.34%) SQL
10 27 (30.34%) JSON
10 27 (30.34%) Refactoring
10 27 (30.34%) Symfony
10 27 (30.34%) Zend
10 27 (30.34%) LAMP
10 27 (30.34%) Line Management
10 27 (30.34%) Performance Optimisation
10 27 (30.34%) Database Optimisation
10 27 (30.34%) LEMP Stack
10 27 (30.34%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (30.34%) Amazon AWS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 27 (30.34%) Apache
1 27 (30.34%) nginx
2 6 (6.74%) Node.js
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (30.34%) Magento
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.34%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (30.34%) Amazon EC2
1 27 (30.34%) CloudFront
2 6 (6.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.46%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) Extranet
2 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) ATM
3 1 (1.12%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.34%) MySQL
2 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (30.34%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.22%) Selenium
3 10 (11.24%) WebDriver
4 9 (10.11%) JIRA
5 6 (6.74%) Vagrant
6 4 (4.49%) JUnit
6 4 (4.49%) Ranorex
6 4 (4.49%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.49%) Zephyr
7 3 (3.37%) Ant
8 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.12%) FogBugz
9 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (26.97%) Games
2 15 (16.85%) Finance
3 11 (12.36%) Retail
4 9 (10.11%) Banking
5 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Analyst
2 23 (25.84%) Test Analyst
3 22 (24.72%) Development Manager
4 20 (22.47%) Web Development Manager
4 20 (22.47%) Web Manager
5 18 (20.22%) Tester
6 16 (17.98%) Software Analyst
6 16 (17.98%) Software Test Analyst
7 14 (15.73%) PHP Development Manager
8 13 (14.61%) Software Tester
9 9 (10.11%) Test Manager
10 7 (7.87%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (7.87%) Automation Tester
10 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce Manager
10 7 (7.87%) Junior
11 6 (6.74%) Agile Test Analyst
11 6 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (6.74%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (5.62%) Head of Web Development
12 5 (5.62%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.08%) HTML
2 32 (35.96%) CSS
3 31 (34.83%) XML
4 28 (31.46%) Web Services
5 27 (30.34%) jQuery
5 27 (30.34%) JSON
5 27 (30.34%) LAMP
5 27 (30.34%) LEMP Stack
5 27 (30.34%) REST
5 27 (30.34%) SOAP
5 27 (30.34%) Symfony
6 10 (11.24%) .NET
7 4 (4.49%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.12%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Mobile App
2 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.12%) EPoS
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.87%) Android
4 5 (5.62%) Unix
4 5 (5.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.07%) E-Commerce
3 38 (42.70%) Scrum
4 32 (35.96%) Open Source
5 31 (34.83%) Coaching
6 30 (33.71%) Web Development
7 27 (30.34%) Database Optimisation
7 27 (30.34%) DevOps
7 27 (30.34%) Line Management
7 27 (30.34%) Performance Optimisation
7 27 (30.34%) Refactoring
7 27 (30.34%) Workflow
8 15 (16.85%) Test Automation
8 15 (16.85%) Test Scripting
9 14 (15.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (14.61%) Mobile Application Development
11 12 (13.48%) Automation Testing
12 11 (12.36%) BDD
12 11 (12.36%) iOS Development
12 11 (12.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) JavaScript
2 27 (30.34%) PHP
2 27 (30.34%) SQL
3 9 (10.11%) Java
4 4 (4.49%) Python
4 4 (4.49%) Scala
5 3 (3.37%) C#
6 2 (2.25%) VB
6 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.12%) C
7 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (26.97%) ISTQB
2 12 (13.48%) Degree
3 11 (12.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.74%) ISEB
5 4 (4.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.25%) MCSD
6 2 (2.25%) MCSE
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.09%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) New Relic
1 27 (30.34%) Zend
2 20 (22.47%) Google
3 4 (4.49%) hybris
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.25%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
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Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago