The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 44 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.73% 1.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
221 221 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 76.47% 78.37% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 169 175 148
Average salary £41,000 £38,765 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Solihull

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Telerik
3 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Software Tester
3 3 (33.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Telerik
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago