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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 17 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 2.70% 4.35% 17.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 5.88% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
28 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 75.68% 73.91% 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 17
Average salary £26,750 £37,500 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.66% +114.28%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Dudley region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation