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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 47 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.92% 3.10% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 3.65% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
277 192 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 84.97% 84.96% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 272 169 161
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,225 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 Testing within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 -11 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Redditch - 1 £26,000 -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) UX Design
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) UX Design
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Lua
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Google