The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 43 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.01% 1.94% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 2.22% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 13
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £24,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £39,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
444 540 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.67% 87.38% 82.45%
Number of salaries quoted 360 492 381
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,868 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +10 13 £36,250 +3.57%
Burton-upon-Trent +2 2 £27,750 -14.61%
Cannock - 1 £32,500 -
Stafford - 1 £32,500 - 1
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 11 (29.73%) ISEB
1 11 (29.73%) SDLC
2 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
3 8 (21.62%) QA
4 7 (18.92%) JIRA
5 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.22%) PayPal
6 5 (13.51%) Coaching
6 5 (13.51%) People Management
6 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (13.51%) Line Management
6 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
6 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
6 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) C#
7 4 (10.81%) Java
7 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.11%) System Testing
8 3 (8.11%) ERP
8 3 (8.11%) SAP
8 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.11%) Release Management
8 3 (8.11%) SAP ERP
8 3 (8.11%) Logistics
9 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (5.41%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.70%) Back Office
1 1 (2.70%) Games
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Tester
2 8 (21.62%) Team Leader
2 8 (21.62%) Test Team Leader
3 7 (18.92%) Software Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Lead Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Manual Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Project Leader
5 4 (10.81%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Test Project Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.70%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) SDLC
2 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
3 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
4 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Coaching
5 5 (13.51%) Line Management
5 5 (13.51%) People Management
5 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
6 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) ERP
7 3 (8.11%) Logistics
7 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Release Management
7 3 (8.11%) System Testing
7 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) ISEB
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) PayPal
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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