The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Dudley region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 10.71% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 50.00% 70.97% 67.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 20
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
West Midlands

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 17 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) ERP

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Junior
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft