The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 31 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.87% 1.72% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 2.05% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 244 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 78.28% 83.85% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 176 194 178
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,645
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 7 (38.89%) Time Management
3 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Billing
4 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Workflow
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 4 (22.22%) WCF
6 4 (22.22%) API Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) ISEB
8 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 2 (11.11%) QA
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
9 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
9 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 7 (38.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Tester
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) WCF
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 7 (38.89%) Time Management
3 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Workflow
4 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) API Integration
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.56%) Line Management
8 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) HP
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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