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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.47% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
208 161 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 85.60% 83.85% 85.13%
Number of salaries quoted 193 148 140
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Malvern - 5 £32,500 -
Worcester - 1 £32,500 -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) ISO 9000
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) TickIT
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Audio Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Audio Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior WPF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 9000
1 4 (50.00%) TickIT
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP