The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Midlands / Herefordshire
Rank 35 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 0.98% 2.63% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 3.03% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Herefordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 97 33 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 95.10% 86.84% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 88 19 37
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +33.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Herefordshire citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Herefordshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Herefordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Herefordshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Ross-on-Wye -10 1 - -
Software Testing
West Midlands

Software Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#