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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 59 61 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 13 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.98% 0.49% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 0.52% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 11
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
630 573 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 95.74% 94.24% 98.98%
Number of salaries quoted 577 502 697
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 - 13 £45,000 -
Software Tester
West Midlands

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 14 (82.35%) Android
2 14 (82.35%) Apple iOS
3 13 (76.47%) WebDriver
3 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) Automation Testing
5 9 (52.94%) GoogleTest
5 9 (52.94%) Groovy
5 9 (52.94%) JMeter
5 9 (52.94%) Google
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (23.53%) Appcelerator
7 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
7 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) JIRA
8 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
8 1 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
8 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.88%) ISEB
8 1 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (5.88%) Calabash

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 13 (76.47%) WebDriver
3 9 (52.94%) GoogleTest
3 9 (52.94%) JMeter
4 4 (23.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) Calabash
6 1 (5.88%) Appium
6 1 (5.88%) Robotium
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Android
1 14 (82.35%) Apple iOS
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Automation Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) Groovy
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Google
2 4 (23.53%) Appcelerator