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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 13 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 12.82% 4.17% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.64% 4.90% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 1
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +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
110 102 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 94.02% 85.00% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 98 78 71
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £60,000
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 28 July 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 15 (71.43%) Java
1 15 (71.43%) QA
2 14 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 12 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 12 (57.14%) Test Planning
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) XML
3 12 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 12 (57.14%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Test Management
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 6 (28.57%) JIRA
4 6 (28.57%) MS Office
4 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) ISEB
6 3 (14.29%) C++
6 3 (14.29%) Flash
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) MS Project
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management

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 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Tester
2 12 (57.14%) Software Tester
3 9 (42.86%) Automation Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Games Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
1 12 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) Flash
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 12 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 12 (57.14%) Test Planning
3 6 (28.57%) Test Management
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) C++
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (19.05%) ISEB
4 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + parking, Flexi working pension
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