The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 70 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.17% 2.50% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 3.12% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 3
Average salary £28,750 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.13% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
431 449 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 73.05% 80.04% 73.90%
Number of salaries quoted 363 381 340
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £28,750 -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Cannock, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago