The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 13 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 23 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 16.43% - 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.01% - 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 8
Average salary £30,000 - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Software Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Andover
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 111 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 86.43% 89.52% 65.08%
Number of salaries quoted 117 94 38
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £47,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Andover

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Andover

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 24 (70.59%) Line Management
2 22 (64.71%) SC Cleared
2 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
3 18 (52.94%) DV Cleared
3 18 (52.94%) SCCM
3 18 (52.94%) Performance Management
3 18 (52.94%) Mentoring
3 18 (52.94%) Software Distribution
4 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (50.00%) MSI
4 17 (50.00%) DHCP
4 17 (50.00%) DNS
5 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
6 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 10 (29.41%) ISEB
6 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 8 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) MS Access
8 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Test Management
9 5 (14.71%) Selenium
10 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
10 4 (11.76%) DSDM
11 3 (8.82%) J2EE
11 3 (8.82%) N-Tier

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) DHCP
1 17 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MSI
2 8 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (14.71%) Selenium
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Publishing
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Support Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Senior Support Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Automated Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) J2EE
1 3 (8.82%) CSS
1 3 (8.82%) JSP
1 3 (8.82%) Ajax
1 3 (8.82%) jQuery
1 3 (8.82%) HTML5
1 3 (8.82%) CSS3
1 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
1 3 (8.82%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Line Management
2 18 (52.94%) Mentoring
2 18 (52.94%) Performance Management
2 18 (52.94%) Software Distribution
3 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 6 (17.65%) Test Management
5 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.76%) DSDM
7 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.82%) Web Development
7 3 (8.82%) Content Management
7 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.88%) V-Model
8 2 (5.88%) OpenUP
8 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) SC Cleared
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (52.94%) DV Cleared
3 10 (29.41%) ISEB
3 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (52.94%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix