The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £37,250 in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Software Tester
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 78 70
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.32% 0.95% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.97% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 14
Median salary £37,250 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.61% +12.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £32,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £33,250 £36,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 609 620 798
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 98.07% 98.41% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 554 440 703
Median salary £34,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.07% +9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Warwickshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Warwickshire

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Tester in Warwickshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Tester in Warwickshire

Software Tester
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Warwick +14 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Software Tester
West Midlands

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Warwickshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Retail

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA