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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 18 28 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 11.51% 4.65% 15.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.60% 5.31% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 8
Average salary £30,000 £38,907 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.89% -6.24%
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
127 113 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 91.37% 87.60% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 121 102 33
Average salary £45,500 £39,454 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.32% +11.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,400 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Andover

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Andover region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Andover

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Line Management
2 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SCCM
2 8 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 8 (40.00%) MSI
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) DHCP
2 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) User Experience
4 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 5 (25.00%) J2EE
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Publishing
4 5 (25.00%) ISEB
4 5 (25.00%) Ajax
4 5 (25.00%) Content Management
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (25.00%) jQuery
4 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DHCP
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MSI
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (25.00%) Publishing
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) Ajax
1 5 (25.00%) jQuery
1 5 (25.00%) HTML5
1 5 (25.00%) CSS3
1 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Line Management
2 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 8 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (25.00%) Content Management
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) V-Model
7 2 (10.00%) OpenUP
7 2 (10.00%) RAD
7 2 (10.00%) DSDM
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) HP