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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 43 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.22% 1.36% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.60% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Median salary £52,500 £22,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+138.63% -37.14%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
278 250 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 87.97% 85.03% 84.07%
Number of salaries quoted 257 220 208
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram 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 25 June 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 4 £65,000 +195.45%
Bromsgrove - 2 £27,500 -
Malvern - 1 £45,000 -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (53.33%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) QA
2 7 (46.67%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) ISEB
4 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Selenium
4 5 (33.33%) Matrix Management
4 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) NUnit
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Back Office
6 3 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (20.00%) Remote Testing
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Manual 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 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) NUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Test Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Software Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Ajax
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) Matrix Management
4 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Remote Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9000
2 1 (6.67%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP