The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 19 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.88% 0.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,200
% change year-on-year
- +2.33%
Software Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 86 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.77% 81.90% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 65 65 104
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Software Testing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in the Midlands

Software Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Software Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Testing Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Midlands
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