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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 11 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 3.03% 1.52% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.00% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
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
59 50 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 89.39% 75.76% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55 39 16
Median salary £43,375 £43,596 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.50% +6.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £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 29 August 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) UAT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft