The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 17 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 8.57% - 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% - 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £55,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
Essex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 103 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 95.71% 90.35% 76.11%
Number of salaries quoted 38 44 61
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £58,850
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

The demand trend of job ads across the Basildon region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Basildon

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Basildon region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) FINEOS
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Telerik
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Guidewire
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 2 (18.18%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) C#

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon 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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) git-flow
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Test Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) FINEOS
1 3 (27.27%) Guidewire
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Telerik
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle