The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Solihull region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 28 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.50% 1.59% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.65% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £26,500 £32,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% +5.78%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
Software Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
195 243 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 97.50% 96.43% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 178 223 212
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) NHS

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA