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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 48 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.95% 2.53% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 2.94% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 18
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £24,300 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
495 511 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.05% 86.17% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 404 469 412
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +4 11 £43,500 +5.45% 2
Burton-upon-Trent -1 3 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Tamworth +9 2 - -
Cannock - 1 £32,500 -
Stafford - 1 £32,500 -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 12 (30.77%) SDLC
2 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) ISEB
3 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
3 8 (20.51%) PayPal
3 8 (20.51%) QA
4 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) C#
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Java
7 4 (10.26%) .NET
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
7 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
7 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) JIRA
7 4 (10.26%) People Management
7 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (10.26%) Line Management
7 4 (10.26%) Coaching
8 3 (7.69%) SAP ERP
8 3 (7.69%) WCF
8 3 (7.69%) WPF
8 3 (7.69%) Release Management
8 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Logistics
8 3 (7.69%) iPad
8 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.69%) System Testing

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 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Calabash
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.56%) Games
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Team Leader
1 12 (30.77%) Test Team Leader
2 8 (20.51%) Tester
3 7 (17.95%) Software Tester
4 6 (15.38%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
6 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Project Leader
7 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.13%) Manual Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Test Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET
2 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.69%) WCF
2 3 (7.69%) WinForms
2 3 (7.69%) WPF
2 3 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) CSS3
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) SDLC
2 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
3 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Coaching
7 4 (10.26%) Line Management
7 4 (10.26%) People Management
7 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) CRM
8 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 3 (7.69%) Logistics
8 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Release Management
8 3 (7.69%) System Testing
8 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) PayPal
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago