The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wolverhampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 31 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.04% 1.37% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.96% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £26,000 £60,000 £25,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.66% +134.14%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 51 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 85.42% 69.86% 79.22%
Number of salaries quoted 77 49 58
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,812 £22,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
West Midlands

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 22 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft