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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 36 15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.49% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.52% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
92 191 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.63% 92.72% 82.39%
Number of salaries quoted 78 153 68
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £57,500 £80,000
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 the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands 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 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 29 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for 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

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:

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