The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank - 38 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 0.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Software 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 Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
222 172 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.23% 94.51% 99.55%
Number of salaries quoted 206 156 201
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Software Tester
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Use Case
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) QA

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Use Case
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA