The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 149 197 142
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -55
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 32 36 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 0.70% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.81% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 80
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £33,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2899 4446 4721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.59% 86.94% 85.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2264 3612 3449
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +32 9 £27,000 -38.63% 1
Newbury +9 8 £47,500 +39.70% 4
Reading +26 5 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Maidenhead +14 5 £67,500 +3.84%
Wokingham - 2 £38,000 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £42,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.19%) QA
3 42 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 41 (48.81%) Degree
5 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
6 28 (33.33%) C#
6 28 (33.33%) SQL
6 28 (33.33%) Scrum
7 27 (32.14%) .NET
8 25 (29.76%) ISTQB
9 24 (28.57%) HTML
9 24 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 24 (28.57%) Computer Science
10 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
10 22 (26.19%) OO
11 21 (25.00%) Selenium
11 21 (25.00%) SDLC
12 20 (23.81%) CSS
13 19 (22.62%) Performance Testing
14 17 (20.24%) Mobile App
15 16 (19.05%) DevOps
15 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
16 15 (17.86%) Automation Testing
16 15 (17.86%) Windows
16 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
17 14 (16.67%) OOD
17 14 (16.67%) JMeter
17 14 (16.67%) Open Source
17 14 (16.67%) Test Scripting
18 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) IaaS
2 4 (4.76%) PaaS
3 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.38%) DNS
2 2 (2.38%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) QlikView
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 21 (25.00%) Selenium
3 14 (16.67%) JMeter
4 12 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (11.90%) SoapUI
6 8 (9.52%) TestComplete
7 7 (8.33%) LoadRunner
8 5 (5.95%) TestNG
9 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.76%) JIRA
9 4 (4.76%) JUnit
9 4 (4.76%) SpecFlow
9 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (2.38%) Ant
10 2 (2.38%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.38%) Calabash
10 2 (2.38%) Maven
10 2 (2.38%) Subversion
10 2 (2.38%) Trac
10 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) German Language
5 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Developer
2 10 (11.90%) Analyst
2 10 (11.90%) Technical Leader
2 10 (11.90%) Tester
3 9 (10.71%) Applications Support
4 8 (9.52%) Developer in Test
4 8 (9.52%) Performance Test Leader
4 8 (9.52%) QA Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Automation Tester
7 5 (5.95%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.76%) Performance Test Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) .NET
2 24 (28.57%) HTML
3 20 (23.81%) CSS
4 11 (13.10%) XML
5 9 (10.71%) Middleware
6 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.57%) Backbone.js
6 3 (3.57%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.57%) HTML5
6 3 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (3.57%) NHibernate
7 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.38%) Ajax
7 2 (2.38%) JSON
7 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.38%) Web Services
7 2 (2.38%) XSLT
8 1 (1.19%) SOAP
8 1 (1.19%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.24%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) User Experience
4 5 (5.95%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.57%) PMI
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.19%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.71%) Android
3 9 (10.71%) Apple iOS
4 6 (7.14%) Linux
5 5 (5.95%) Unix
6 1 (1.19%) Debian
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.33%) Scrum
3 22 (26.19%) OO
4 21 (25.00%) SDLC
5 19 (22.62%) Performance Testing
6 16 (19.05%) DevOps
6 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 15 (17.86%) Automation Testing
8 14 (16.67%) OOD
8 14 (16.67%) Open Source
8 14 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.90%) Regression Testing
10 10 (11.90%) System Testing
10 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.71%) ERP
11 9 (10.71%) TDD
12 7 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (7.14%) Functional Testing
13 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) C#
1 28 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.95%) Java
3 5 (5.95%) Perl
4 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.57%) Python
6 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) C
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (48.81%) Degree
2 25 (29.76%) ISTQB
3 13 (15.48%) ISEB
4 12 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (51.19%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.38%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.38%) Ansible
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) VMware
3 2 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (1.19%) HP
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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