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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 19 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.94% 1.37% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.55% 1.54% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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 65 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 65.43% 89.04% 70.42%
Number of salaries quoted 47 64 47
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,122 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Billing
1 5 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management