The median annual salary for a Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 42 41 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.84% 0.40% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 0.43% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 14
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £47,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 278 234 280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 98.58% 94.74% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 258 195 225
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +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%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Solihull

Tester
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Tester in Solihull

Tester
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Solihull over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Solihull

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (50.00%) QA Automation
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) OOP
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Blog
7 1 (10.00%) System Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
1 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (50.00%) QA Automation
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter
Solihull, West Midlands
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