The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 45 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.74% 1.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
275 221 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.82% 89.11% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 168 155 114
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,050 £51,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Tester
West Midlands

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Solihull

Software Tester
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (25.00%) Telerik
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Trayport

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Telerik
3 1 (12.50%) Trayport
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago