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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 12 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.76% 6.48% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 8.64% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
53 81 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 84.13% 75.00% 86.11%
Number of salaries quoted 39 72 90
Median salary £51,250 £52,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% +38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 26 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 16 (84.21%) Automated Testing
2 14 (73.68%) QA
3 13 (68.42%) Defect Management
4 11 (57.89%) Test Planning
4 11 (57.89%) Degree
4 11 (57.89%) Mobile App
4 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 11 (57.89%) XML
4 11 (57.89%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) ISEB
6 5 (26.32%) MS Office
6 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
6 5 (26.32%) Bugzilla
6 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
8 2 (10.53%) .NET
8 2 (10.53%) Games
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.26%) 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 (26.32%) MS Excel
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Bugzilla
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Tester
2 11 (57.89%) Automation Tester
2 11 (57.89%) Software Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Games Tester
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
1 11 (57.89%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Mobile App
2 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Automated Testing
2 13 (68.42%) Defect Management
3 11 (57.89%) Test Planning
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) ISEB
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft