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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 44 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.74% - 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £33,750 - £28,750
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 - £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 - £29,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
264 200 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.14% 99.01% 99.57%
Number of salaries quoted 255 176 218
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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
Worcester - 2 £33,750 -
Software Tester
West Midlands

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Electronics
3 5 (50.00%) Automotive
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) MySQL
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (10.00%) HTTP

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:

Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Automotive
1 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft