The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West Bromwich region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 15 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 6.67% 6.45% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 7.69% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £46,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.72% +46.82%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 82.22% 83.87% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 17
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £90,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

Software Testing
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in West Bromwich

Software Testing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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.

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA