The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Worcestershire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 51 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.56% 0.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £22,250 -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
352 250 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 99.44% 98.43% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 324 219 224
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

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
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stourport-on-Severn - 2 - -
Software Tester
West Midlands

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Software 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 Worcestershire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard