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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 76 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.76% 0.28% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.33% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 8
Average salary £32,000 £45,750 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.05% +67.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £38,350 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £53,150 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
673 612 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 85.51% 84.65% 81.99%
Number of salaries quoted 591 519 549
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 - 3 £31,500 -
Leamington Spa -11 1 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (41.18%) Validation
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Subversion
3 5 (29.41%) C
3 5 (29.41%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (17.65%) Fortran
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) VB
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Systems Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Software Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Validation
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) Fortran
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago