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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 107 90 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 44 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.84% 1.93% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.26% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 18
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
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
2070 1637 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.57% 85.39% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1377 1579
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 29 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (45.88%) SDLC
2 38 (44.71%) QA
3 22 (25.88%) SQL
3 22 (25.88%) .NET
4 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
5 20 (23.53%) C#
5 20 (23.53%) Finance
5 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (22.35%) ISTQB
7 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
7 18 (21.18%) ISEB
7 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (20.00%) PHP
8 17 (20.00%) Migration
9 16 (18.82%) VMware
9 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (18.82%) SaaS
9 16 (18.82%) PaaS
9 16 (18.82%) SCVMM
9 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (18.82%) Public Cloud
9 16 (18.82%) IaaS
9 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
9 16 (18.82%) vRealize
9 16 (18.82%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (17.65%) Test Scripting
10 15 (17.65%) Selenium
11 14 (16.47%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (7.06%) Documentum
1 6 (7.06%) FileNet
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.53%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (18.82%) IaaS
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (18.82%) PaaS
2 16 (18.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) ATM
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.18%) MS Access
2 1 (1.18%) MySQL
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Selenium
2 12 (14.12%) JIRA
3 8 (9.41%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.71%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.35%) Ant
5 2 (2.35%) Appium
5 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) Gatling
6 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.18%) JUnit
6 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.18%) Mocha
6 1 (1.18%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.18%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.18%) WebLOAD
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Games
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) Analyst
2 26 (30.59%) Test Analyst
3 20 (23.53%) Software Analyst
3 20 (23.53%) Software Test Analyst
4 16 (18.82%) Automation Engineer
4 16 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (18.82%) VMware Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Consultant
6 7 (8.24%) QA Leader
6 7 (8.24%) Software Tester
6 7 (8.24%) Test Leader
6 7 (8.24%) Tester
7 6 (7.06%) Developer
7 6 (7.06%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Junior
8 5 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Testing Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Manual Test Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) .NET
2 18 (21.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.71%) CSS
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) J2EE
3 4 (4.71%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) jQuery
4 1 (1.18%) JSON
4 1 (1.18%) LAMP
4 1 (1.18%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.18%) Node.js
4 1 (1.18%) REST
4 1 (1.18%) SOAP
4 1 (1.18%) Symfony
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 16 (18.82%) Public Cloud
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.35%) AS400
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) EPoS
7 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Unix
2 5 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) SDLC
2 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.00%) Migration
4 15 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 14 (16.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (15.29%) Test Automation
7 12 (14.12%) Scrum
8 11 (12.94%) Automation Testing
8 11 (12.94%) Test Management
9 8 (9.41%) BDD
9 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.41%) Integration Testing
9 8 (9.41%) Test Planning
10 7 (8.24%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (8.24%) Time Management
11 6 (7.06%) Content Management
11 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Content Management
11 6 (7.06%) Six Sigma
11 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) SQL
2 21 (24.71%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.53%) C#
4 17 (20.00%) PHP
5 10 (11.76%) Java
6 6 (7.06%) C
7 2 (2.35%) Python
7 2 (2.35%) Ruby
7 2 (2.35%) Scala
7 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) ISTQB
2 18 (21.18%) ISEB
3 10 (11.76%) Degree
4 8 (9.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (44.71%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) Virtual Machines
1 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) SCVMM
1 16 (18.82%) vRealize
2 3 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) VMware
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle
4 5 (5.88%) HP
5 3 (3.53%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) New Relic
6 1 (1.18%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.18%) Zend
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