The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 18 13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley - 2.22% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.56% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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 Dudley region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 63.64% 86.67% 82.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 37
Median salary £28,250 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.58% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £47,500 £48,250
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 Dudley

The demand trend of job ads across the Dudley 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 Dudley

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Dudley

Software Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 24 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 Dudley region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) BCP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BCP
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL