The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 2.63% 8.41% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 8.65% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Median salary £28,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% -4.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  

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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wolverhampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 67 104 70
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 88.16% 97.20% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 61 88 63
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £31,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft