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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 21 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 11.27% - 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.56% - 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 0
Average salary £32,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
118 99 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 83.10% 89.19% 65.91%
Number of salaries quoted 117 95 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,635
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £38,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 35 (89.74%) Line Management
2 34 (87.18%) Security Cleared
2 34 (87.18%) SC Cleared
3 32 (82.05%) DV Cleared
3 32 (82.05%) SCCM
3 32 (82.05%) Performance Management
3 32 (82.05%) Mentoring
3 32 (82.05%) Software Distribution
4 20 (51.28%) DHCP
4 20 (51.28%) DNS
4 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
4 20 (51.28%) MSI
5 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.77%) Software Packaging
6 12 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 12 (30.77%) Citrix
6 12 (30.77%) JSP
6 12 (30.77%) ITIL
6 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 12 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.82%) SQL
8 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
8 5 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (12.82%) ISEB
8 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (10.26%) Test Management
10 3 (7.69%) Finance

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) DHCP
1 20 (51.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) MSI
2 5 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) Technical Leader
4 7 (17.95%) Service Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Automated Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) JSP
1 12 (30.77%) Software Packaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Line Management
2 32 (82.05%) Mentoring
2 32 (82.05%) Performance Management
2 32 (82.05%) Software Distribution
3 12 (30.77%) ITIL
3 12 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 12 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
5 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.26%) Test Management
7 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) UML
7 2 (5.13%) SSADM
7 2 (5.13%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VB
3 2 (5.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (87.18%) SC Cleared
1 34 (87.18%) Security Cleared
2 32 (82.05%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) ISEB
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (82.05%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) HP