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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 25.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
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
17 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 85.00% 46.15% 70.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 29
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Quality Management
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (85.71%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
1 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
1 6 (85.71%) QMS
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Quality Management
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
1 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
1 6 (85.71%) QMS
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft