The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Warwickshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 61 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.84% 1.52% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.84% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 15
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
577 706 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 81.15% 82.77% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 479 589 519
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Warwickshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

Software Testing
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 Testing within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 2 £21,000 -40.00%
Leamington Spa - 2 £55,000 -
Nuneaton - 1 £27,500 -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Servitor
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) HNC
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HNC
1 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft