Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 57 67
Rank change year-on-year -25 +10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.16% 2.49% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 2.81% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 6
Worcestershire median annual salary £22,000 £28,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.81% +29.55% -37.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £23,000 £68,000 £25,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.14% -6.67% +4.17%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 551 569 457
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 90.03% 88.49% 84.32%
Number of salaries quoted 524 533 410
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,299
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.58% +3.71%
10th Percentile £22,575 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +1.25% -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Worcestershire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Worcestershire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bromsgrove -1 1 £22,000 -20.00%
Software Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB