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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 38 46
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 3.80% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.81% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 3
Median salary - £37,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
172 208 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 80.75% 79.09% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 145 188 154
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 13 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC

Software Testing
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:

General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) QA Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA