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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 146 206 147
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -59
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 51 37 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 0.61% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.71% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 43
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Testing
South East

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
3487 5212 4957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.70% 86.36% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2601 4222 3316
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +26 15 £42,500 -19.04%
Maidenhead +15 14 £57,500 +15.00%
Bracknell +20 4 £41,250 -28.26% 1
Wokingham - 3 £117,500 - 1
Slough +23 2 £27,000 -28.00% 1
Newbury +19 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 62 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.00%) QA
3 42 (42.00%) Scrum
3 42 (42.00%) .NET
4 41 (41.00%) Degree
5 39 (39.00%) Visual Studio
6 35 (35.00%) Selenium
7 34 (34.00%) Microsoft
7 34 (34.00%) ISEB
8 33 (33.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 31 (31.00%) SDLC
9 31 (31.00%) Performance Testing
10 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 29 (29.00%) HTML
12 28 (28.00%) SQL
12 28 (28.00%) ISTQB
13 27 (27.00%) Test Scripting
14 26 (26.00%) Open Source
15 24 (24.00%) DevOps
15 24 (24.00%) OO
16 23 (23.00%) Java
16 23 (23.00%) C#
16 23 (23.00%) SQL Server
16 23 (23.00%) LoadRunner
17 22 (22.00%) JMeter
18 21 (21.00%) Functional Testing
18 21 (21.00%) Test Automation
19 19 (19.00%) Automated Testing
20 18 (18.00%) Finance
20 18 (18.00%) VB

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 14 (14.00%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.00%) IaaS
2 3 (3.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (14.00%) DNS
2 14 (14.00%) Firewall
2 14 (14.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (1.00%) 2G
4 1 (1.00%) 3G
4 1 (1.00%) 4G
4 1 (1.00%) 802.15
4 1 (1.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.00%) GSM
4 1 (1.00%) ISUP
4 1 (1.00%) LTE
4 1 (1.00%) SCCP
4 1 (1.00%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (1.00%) SS7
4 1 (1.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.00%) UMTS
4 1 (1.00%) Wireless
4 1 (1.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) QlikView
2 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (39.00%) Visual Studio
2 35 (35.00%) Selenium
3 23 (23.00%) LoadRunner
4 22 (22.00%) JMeter
5 18 (18.00%) Gatling
6 16 (16.00%) TestNG
7 11 (11.00%) SoapUI
7 11 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (11.00%) TestComplete
8 5 (5.00%) JIRA
8 5 (5.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.00%) Ant
9 2 (2.00%) Bugzilla
9 2 (2.00%) Calabash
9 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.00%) JUnit
9 2 (2.00%) Maven
9 2 (2.00%) Trac
10 1 (1.00%) FogBugz
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Games
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (31.00%) Developer
1 31 (31.00%) Tester
2 24 (24.00%) Automation Tester
3 18 (18.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 18 (18.00%) Senior Tester
4 14 (14.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 14 (14.00%) Selenium Tester
5 12 (12.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 11 (11.00%) SQL Developer
7 10 (10.00%) Database Developer
7 10 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
7 10 (10.00%) Technical Leader
8 9 (9.00%) Test Manager
8 9 (9.00%) T-SQL Developer
9 8 (8.00%) Developer in Test
9 8 (8.00%) Performance Test Leader
9 8 (8.00%) Software Tester
9 8 (8.00%) Test Leader
10 7 (7.00%) C# Developer
11 6 (6.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.00%) .NET
2 29 (29.00%) HTML
3 14 (14.00%) Ajax
3 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (13.00%) CSS
5 3 (3.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.00%) NHibernate
6 2 (2.00%) LAMP
6 2 (2.00%) Laravel
6 2 (2.00%) Middleware
6 2 (2.00%) XML
7 1 (1.00%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.00%) HTML5
7 1 (1.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.00%) SOAP
7 1 (1.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (17.00%) Computer Science
1 17 (17.00%) Mobile App
2 12 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.00%) Fintech
3 4 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) PMI
5 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Life Science
6 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Android
2 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.00%) Unix
2 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (42.00%) Scrum
3 31 (31.00%) Performance Testing
3 31 (31.00%) SDLC
4 27 (27.00%) Test Scripting
5 26 (26.00%) Open Source
6 24 (24.00%) DevOps
6 24 (24.00%) OO
7 21 (21.00%) Functional Testing
7 21 (21.00%) Test Automation
8 19 (19.00%) Automated Testing
9 18 (18.00%) Automation Testing
9 18 (18.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (15.00%) Defect Management
12 14 (14.00%) Agile Testing
12 14 (14.00%) Kanban
12 14 (14.00%) Web Development
12 14 (14.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (28.00%) SQL
3 23 (23.00%) C#
3 23 (23.00%) Java
4 18 (18.00%) VB
5 14 (14.00%) Perl
6 12 (12.00%) VBScript
7 11 (11.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.00%) C++
8 3 (3.00%) PHP
8 3 (3.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (41.00%) Degree
2 34 (34.00%) ISEB
3 33 (33.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (28.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (47.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) COSO
3 2 (2.00%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.00%) HP
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