The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 52 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.36% - 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Median salary £32,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year - +4.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 276 242 290
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 98.57% 94.16% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 256 201 229
Median salary £36,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Solihull

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Solihull

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA