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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 7 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 7.69% 3.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 3.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
17 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 65.38% 100.00% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 34
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £36,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA