The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 70 62 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 8 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.94% 1.81% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.90% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,250 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +6.14%
Software Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
812 790 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 95.87% 95.18% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 712 688 592
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Warwickshire

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

Software Tester
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - 7 £35,000 -
Software Tester
West Midlands

Software Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Android
1 7 (87.50%) WebDriver
1 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (50.00%) Appcelerator
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Google
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) GoogleTest
3 3 (37.50%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) WebDriver
2 4 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (37.50%) GoogleTest
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Android
1 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Appcelerator
2 3 (37.50%) Google