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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 55 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.26% 3.82% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 4.46% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 27
Median salary £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £19,800 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
570 471 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.83% 85.64% 83.24%
Number of salaries quoted 482 422 486
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,913 £55,000 £50,000
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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -8 10 £43,500 +45.00% 1
Tamworth +10 3 £29,250 +2.63%
Burton-upon-Trent -3 3 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Stafford -4 1 £32,500 +80.55%
Cannock - 1 £32,500 -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 19 (40.43%) SDLC
2 16 (34.04%) ISEB
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) QA
4 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
5 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
5 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
6 11 (23.40%) PayPal
6 11 (23.40%) C#
7 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (19.15%) Project Management
9 8 (17.02%) iPad
10 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
11 6 (12.77%) Java
11 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
12 5 (10.64%) Automation Testing
12 5 (10.64%) Process Improvement
12 5 (10.64%) Selenium
12 5 (10.64%) JIRA
12 5 (10.64%) .NET
12 5 (10.64%) XML
12 5 (10.64%) Games
12 5 (10.64%) Retail
13 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
13 4 (8.51%) WinForms
13 4 (8.51%) ADO.NET

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 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP ERP
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) MS Access
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
1 5 (10.64%) Selenium
2 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) QADirector
3 3 (6.38%) TestPartner
4 2 (4.26%) AccuRev
4 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.13%) Calabash
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.64%) Games
1 5 (10.64%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Software Tester
1 17 (36.17%) Tester
2 12 (25.53%) Team Leader
2 12 (25.53%) Test Team Leader
3 7 (14.89%) Manual Tester
4 6 (12.77%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Web Tester
7 3 (6.38%) QA Manual Tester
7 3 (6.38%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Software QA Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
1 5 (10.64%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) ADO.NET
2 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 4 (8.51%) WinForms
2 4 (8.51%) WPF
3 3 (6.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) iPad
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) SDLC
2 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
3 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
3 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
4 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.15%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
7 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Automation Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Process Improvement
9 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.51%) Time Management
9 4 (8.51%) Web Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Logistics
10 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Quality Management
10 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Release Management
10 3 (6.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) VB
4 3 (6.38%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) ISEB
2 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) PayPal
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) SAP
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus, pension, h/care, flexi hrs
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago