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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 27 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.18% 3.28% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 3.46% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Median salary £34,250 £31,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.48% -7.46%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
163 260 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.88% 94.89% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 146 239 189
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £29,265
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) 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 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA