Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Midlands > Wolverhampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 16 27
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 1.18% 11.17% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 12.66% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 9
Wolverhampton median annual salary £24,250 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.71% +27.27% -25.68%
10th Percentile £19,775 £30,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £29,325 £38,000 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% -0.76%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wolverhampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 152 158 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 89.94% 88.27% 79.22%
Number of salaries quoted 124 137 145
Wolverhampton median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £21,450
90th Percentile £62,125 £55,500 £59,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton.

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 23 November 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%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft