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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 27 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.31% 1.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £37,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
102 62 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 78.46% 72.09% 73.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74 58 42
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Billing
3 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Workflow
3 5 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) HNC
5 3 (30.00%) HND
5 3 (30.00%) Flash
5 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
6 2 (20.00%) Games
6 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) MS Project

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Billing
2 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Flash
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Workflow
3 5 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) HNC
1 3 (30.00%) HND
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) NVQ Level 4
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
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