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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 72 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.68% 1.96% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.36% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 9
Average salary £27,500 £30,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.56% -5.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
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
626 763 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 85.52% 82.93% 76.72%
Number of salaries quoted 533 640 474
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 +1 2 £21,000 -40.00%
Nuneaton -7 1 £27,500 -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) QMS
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Servitor
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) HNC
4 1 (12.50%) HND
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Python

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Release Manager
3 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
1 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) QMS
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HNC
1 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware