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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 96 96 108
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 46 41 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.95% 2.00% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.35% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 13
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £31,042
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
2023 1748 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.58% 85.27% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1485 1430 1412
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 25 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (40.00%) QA
2 28 (31.11%) SQL
3 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.78%) SDLC
4 22 (24.44%) Scrum
5 21 (23.33%) ISTQB
5 21 (23.33%) .NET
5 21 (23.33%) E-Commerce
5 21 (23.33%) Selenium
6 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 19 (21.11%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (21.11%) PHP
7 19 (21.11%) Finance
8 17 (18.89%) Games
8 17 (18.89%) Test Scripting
9 16 (17.78%) Mobile App
10 15 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (16.67%) Migration
10 15 (16.67%) C#
10 15 (16.67%) ISEB
11 14 (15.56%) HTML
11 14 (15.56%) Java
11 14 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET
12 13 (14.44%) CSS
12 13 (14.44%) JIRA
13 12 (13.33%) Degree

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 8 (8.89%) Apache
1 8 (8.89%) nginx
2 4 (4.44%) Documentum
2 4 (4.44%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Magento
2 3 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (21.11%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (12.22%) IaaS
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (12.22%) PaaS
2 11 (12.22%) SaaS
3 8 (8.89%) CloudFront
4 6 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) ATM
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) MySQL
2 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (23.33%) Selenium
2 13 (14.44%) JIRA
3 11 (12.22%) WebDriver
4 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.67%) Vagrant
6 4 (4.44%) HP UFT
6 4 (4.44%) JUnit
6 4 (4.44%) Ranorex
6 4 (4.44%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.33%) Ant
8 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.22%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.11%) Appium
9 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.11%) Gatling
9 1 (1.11%) JMeter
9 1 (1.11%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.11%) WebLOAD
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 17 (18.89%) Games
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) Analyst
2 31 (34.44%) Test Analyst
3 24 (26.67%) Software Analyst
3 24 (26.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 15 (16.67%) Tester
5 13 (14.44%) Software Tester
6 11 (12.22%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Junior
9 6 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Agile Tester
9 6 (6.67%) Development Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Junior Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Test Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Web Development Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) .NET
2 14 (15.56%) HTML
3 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET
3 13 (14.44%) CSS
4 11 (12.22%) XML
5 8 (8.89%) jQuery
5 8 (8.89%) JSON
5 8 (8.89%) LAMP
5 8 (8.89%) LEMP Stack
5 8 (8.89%) REST
5 8 (8.89%) SOAP
5 8 (8.89%) Symfony
5 8 (8.89%) Web Services
6 6 (6.67%) Node.js
7 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Mobile App
2 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.22%) Data Centre
3 11 (12.22%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.22%) AS400
7 1 (1.11%) EPoS
7 1 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Unix
2 9 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.89%) Linux
4 7 (7.78%) Android
5 5 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.78%) SDLC
3 22 (24.44%) Scrum
4 21 (23.33%) E-Commerce
5 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 17 (18.89%) Test Scripting
7 15 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 15 (16.67%) Migration
8 14 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (13.33%) BDD
9 12 (13.33%) Open Source
10 11 (12.22%) Test Management
11 10 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (11.11%) Web Development
12 9 (10.00%) Integration Testing
13 8 (8.89%) Coaching
13 8 (8.89%) DevOps
13 8 (8.89%) iOS Development
13 8 (8.89%) Line Management
13 8 (8.89%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) SQL
2 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.11%) PHP
4 15 (16.67%) C#
5 14 (15.56%) Java
6 5 (5.56%) Python
6 5 (5.56%) Scala
7 2 (2.22%) Ruby
7 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) ISTQB
2 15 (16.67%) ISEB
3 12 (13.33%) Degree
4 10 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Virtual Machines
1 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) SCVMM
1 11 (12.22%) vRealize
2 6 (6.67%) Puppet
3 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) VMware
2 8 (8.89%) New Relic
2 8 (8.89%) Zend
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle
4 5 (5.56%) HP
5 3 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (2.22%) Google
6 2 (2.22%) hybris
7 1 (1.11%) IBM
7 1 (1.11%) SOASTA, Inc
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