The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wolverhampton region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 11 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 14.66% 6.58% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.91% 6.58% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 2
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +44.23%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Tester
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 76 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 98.28% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 96 69 110
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,574 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Wolverhampton region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Tester
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Wolverhampton region.

Tester Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wolverhampton region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) XML
2 10 (52.63%) Games
3 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Mentoring
4 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
4 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
4 6 (31.58%) Test Planning
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) QA
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) MySQL
6 3 (15.79%) Selenium
6 3 (15.79%) Test Management
7 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) MS Office
7 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (10.53%) ISEB
7 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.26%) SQL

Tester Skill Set
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 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 10 (52.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
1 8 (42.11%) Mentoring
1 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
2 6 (31.58%) Test Planning
3 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Management
5 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
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