The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wolverhampton region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 8 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 12.37% 1.37% -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.63% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Median salary £36,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Software Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95 72 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 97.94% 98.63% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 75 62 108
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Wolverhampton region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wolverhampton region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) Games
2 8 (61.54%) Manual Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) QA
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 8 (61.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Manual Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
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