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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 78 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.91% 1.44% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.66% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 6
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% +34.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
701 604 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 89.07% 87.03% 82.97%
Number of salaries quoted 533 537 429
Average salary £50,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
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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 -29 2 £33,750 -30.76%
Nuneaton - 1 £40,000 -
Rugby - 1 - -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) QA
3 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
4 13 (43.33%) ISTQB
5 11 (36.67%) Java
6 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 10 (33.33%) Windows
6 10 (33.33%) ISEB
6 10 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 10 (33.33%) Test Management
7 9 (30.00%) Open Source
7 9 (30.00%) Analytics
7 9 (30.00%) Selenium IDE
7 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (30.00%) Unix
7 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
7 9 (30.00%) SUSE
7 9 (30.00%) Log4j
7 9 (30.00%) Selenium
8 8 (26.67%) Degree
8 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (23.33%) Marketing
9 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (23.33%) Test Planning
10 6 (20.00%) SDLC
10 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Project Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Log4j
1 9 (30.00%) Selenium
1 9 (30.00%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 7 (23.33%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 11 (36.67%) Software Test Manager
3 9 (30.00%) Software Manager
4 7 (23.33%) QA Manager
4 7 (23.33%) QA Test Manager
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Manager
4 7 (23.33%) Senior Test Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Software QA Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) QA Leader
7 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Tester
8 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Software Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
9 1 (3.33%) Testing Manager
9 1 (3.33%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) SUSE
2 9 (30.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (33.33%) Test Management
3 10 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 9 (30.00%) Analytics
4 9 (30.00%) Open Source
5 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) Test Planning
6 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (20.00%) SDLC
7 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) Defect Management
9 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) COBOL
3 1 (3.33%) RPG
3 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (33.33%) ISEB
3 8 (26.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) TIBCO