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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 124 93 120
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 1.91% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 2.21% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 23
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £45,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2025 1629 1906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 88.24% 86.33% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1367 1715
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 5 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 41 (62.12%) SDLC
2 39 (59.09%) QA
3 21 (31.82%) Migration
4 20 (30.30%) ISEB
5 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 18 (27.27%) SQL
6 16 (24.24%) Finance
6 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (21.21%) .NET
7 14 (21.21%) C#
7 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
8 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 12 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (18.18%) Test Planning
9 11 (16.67%) IaaS
9 11 (16.67%) SaaS
9 11 (16.67%) PaaS
9 11 (16.67%) Public Cloud
9 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 11 (16.67%) vRealize
9 11 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (16.67%) SCVMM
9 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 11 (16.67%) PHP
9 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 11 (16.67%) VMware

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 6 (9.09%) Documentum
1 6 (9.09%) FileNet
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (16.67%) IaaS
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (16.67%) PaaS
1 11 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Selenium
2 9 (13.64%) JIRA
3 7 (10.61%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.55%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.52%) Appium
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.52%) Mocha
6 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (7.58%) Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Automotive
5 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Analyst
2 23 (34.85%) Test Analyst
3 18 (27.27%) Software Analyst
3 18 (27.27%) Software Test Analyst
4 17 (25.76%) Consultant
5 11 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
5 11 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
6 10 (15.15%) Testing Consultant
7 8 (12.12%) Software Tester
7 8 (12.12%) Tester
8 6 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) QA Leader
9 4 (6.06%) Web Tester
10 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Business Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
11 2 (3.03%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
1 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.58%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.03%) AS400
7 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) SDLC
2 21 (31.82%) Migration
3 12 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 12 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (15.15%) Data Migration
4 10 (15.15%) Defect Management
4 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
4 10 (15.15%) Test Management
4 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
4 10 (15.15%) Time Management
5 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.12%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (10.61%) Automation Testing
7 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.61%) Quality Management
7 7 (10.61%) Scrum
7 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.09%) Project Management
8 6 (9.09%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) C#
3 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.67%) PHP
5 10 (15.15%) C
6 7 (10.61%) Java
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) ISEB
2 11 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.12%) Degree
4 4 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (59.09%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) SCVMM
1 11 (16.67%) vRealize
2 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) VMware
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) HP
4 3 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Epicor
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