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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 20 14 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 6.96% 8.75% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 12.07% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Median salary £34,250 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% +44.23%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
104 58 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 90.43% 72.50% 83.47%
Number of salaries quoted 86 54 94
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,715 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) Test Management
2 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (58.33%) Test Planning
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Flash
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) MS Project
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall

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 (41.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Tester
2 6 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (16.67%) Games Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (16.67%) QA Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (41.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
1 7 (58.33%) Test Management
1 7 (58.33%) Test Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle