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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 13 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 8.57% 1.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.33% 2.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
45 97 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 64.29% 84.35% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42 91 52
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

Software Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (90.00%) Time Management
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Workflow
2 9 (90.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (90.00%) Billing
2 9 (90.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) HNC
3 1 (10.00%) HND
3 1 (10.00%) Flash
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (90.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (90.00%) Time Management
2 9 (90.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Workflow
2 9 (90.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (90.00%) Data Analysis
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) HNC
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) NVQ Level 4
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle