The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 36 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.47% - 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% - 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £28,500 - £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
172 226 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 81.13% 88.28% 82.55%
Number of salaries quoted 166 208 191
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 8 (50.00%) Scrum
1 8 (50.00%) QA
2 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
2 7 (43.75%) SDLC
3 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium
4 5 (31.25%) Matrix Management
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (31.25%) ISEB
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (18.75%) NUnit
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) Back Office
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (18.75%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (18.75%) Remote Testing

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) NUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Leader
3 5 (31.25%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Software Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Head of Testing
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Ajax
1 3 (18.75%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
2 7 (43.75%) SDLC
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Matrix Management
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (18.75%) Remote Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9000
2 1 (6.25%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
Worcester, Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + extensive Bens
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