The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 14 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 13.86% 4.00% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.09% 4.90% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 1
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -25.67%
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 Wolverhampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 102 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 86.14% 81.60% 83.52%
Number of salaries quoted 79 78 72
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Software Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 19 (79.17%) Automated Testing
1 19 (79.17%) QA
2 18 (75.00%) Defect Management
3 16 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 16 (66.67%) Degree
3 16 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 16 (66.67%) Web Services
3 16 (66.67%) XML
3 16 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) ISEB
5 5 (20.83%) MS Office
5 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
5 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
5 5 (20.83%) Bugzilla
5 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) JIRA
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.33%) .NET
7 2 (8.33%) Games
7 2 (8.33%) Test Management
7 2 (8.33%) Finance
7 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft

Software Testing
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:

Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Bugzilla
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Tester
2 16 (66.67%) Software Tester
3 14 (58.33%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Games Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) Web Services
1 16 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Automated Testing
2 18 (75.00%) Defect Management
3 16 (66.67%) Test Planning
4 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) ISEB
3 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (79.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft