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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 20 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.18% - 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% - 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £37,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
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
65 40 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 76.47% 70.18% 81.40%
Number of salaries quoted 62 36 67
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £17,775
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA