The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 76 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.07% 0.42% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.50% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 12
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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 Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
721 597 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 85.33% 83.50% 84.86%
Number of salaries quoted 634 508 597
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 -11 3 £42,000 +100.00%
Leamington Spa -12 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (20.00%) Fortran
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Software Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
1 5 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Fortran
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
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