The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 39 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.45% 1.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 170 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 85.52% 74.89% 67.40%
Number of salaries quoted 173 152 173
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Software Testing
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Worcester - 1 £40,000 -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Transition Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Transition Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) TOWER Software