The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 9 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 5.45% 1.59% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 2.13% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £32,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
UK excluding London median 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 West Bromwich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
50 47 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 90.91% 74.60% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 16
Median salary £42,500 £43,596 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.51% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

The demand trend of job ads across the West Bromwich region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Bromwich region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft