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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 57 58 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.99% 2.44% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.85% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 7
Median salary £32,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £29,400 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £45,000 £45,000
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
598 526 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 89.25% 85.67% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 523 458 448
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 8 £32,500 -27.77%
Stafford +8 4 £19,500 -22.00%
Burton-upon-Trent -12 3 £27,000 -10.00%
Tamworth - 3 £35,000 -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 22 (68.75%) SDLC
2 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
3 16 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (37.50%) QA
4 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) MS Office
6 9 (28.13%) ISEB
6 9 (28.13%) Project Management
7 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.75%) Test Management
8 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (18.75%) Test Planning
8 6 (18.75%) MKS
8 6 (18.75%) HTML
8 6 (18.75%) Degree
9 5 (15.63%) Selenium
9 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) C#
10 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
10 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (9.38%) Black-Box 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (28.13%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MS Access
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) QADirector
2 3 (9.38%) TestPartner
3 2 (6.25%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.13%) Appium
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Tester
2 19 (59.38%) Software Tester
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Junior
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Tester
6 5 (15.63%) QA Tester
6 5 (15.63%) Software Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Junior Tester
7 4 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
8 3 (9.38%) Junior QA Tester
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.13%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) SDLC
2 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
3 16 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.75%) Test Management
7 6 (18.75%) Test Planning
8 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Black-Box Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
11 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (6.25%) Scrum
11 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (9.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) MKS
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) PayPal
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
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