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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 163 173 131
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -42
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 53 51 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 1.02% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.20% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 44
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
3909 4249 4438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.10% 84.83% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3092 3120 3042
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 July 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 25 July 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
Bracknell - 15 £45,000 -
Reading -4 13 £30,000 -25.00%
Wokingham -8 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Newbury +3 2 £22,500 -27.41%
Slough +8 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Maidenhead -11 1 £70,000 +75.00%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 53 (48.18%) QA
2 45 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.09%) Java
4 41 (37.27%) Selenium
5 38 (34.55%) ISEB
5 38 (34.55%) SDLC
6 36 (32.73%) Test Scripting
7 34 (30.91%) Performance Testing
7 34 (30.91%) Automated Testing
7 34 (30.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 33 (30.00%) .NET
8 33 (30.00%) Finance
9 29 (26.36%) Scrum
10 28 (25.45%) JMeter
10 28 (25.45%) HTML
11 27 (24.55%) JavaScript
11 27 (24.55%) Functional Testing
12 26 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (23.64%) Test Automation
13 25 (22.73%) SQL
14 24 (21.82%) LoadRunner
14 24 (21.82%) ISTQB
15 23 (20.91%) Degree
15 23 (20.91%) VB
16 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 22 (20.00%) Visual Studio
16 22 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (20.00%) DevOps
17 21 (19.09%) Defect Management
17 21 (19.09%) Ajax

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 17 (15.45%) CMS
2 6 (5.45%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Office
2 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.36%) DNS
1 18 (16.36%) TCP/IP
2 17 (15.45%) Firewall
2 17 (15.45%) Internet
3 4 (3.64%) 4G
3 4 (3.64%) 802.15
3 4 (3.64%) IPsec
3 4 (3.64%) Wireless
4 1 (0.91%) 3G
4 1 (0.91%) BGP
4 1 (0.91%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.91%) ISUP
4 1 (0.91%) LTE
4 1 (0.91%) Network Security
4 1 (0.91%) SCCP
4 1 (0.91%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.91%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.91%) SS7
4 1 (0.91%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) QlikView
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.73%) Big Data
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (37.27%) Selenium
2 28 (25.45%) JMeter
3 24 (21.82%) LoadRunner
4 22 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 21 (19.09%) Gatling
6 19 (17.27%) TestNG
7 11 (10.00%) JIRA
8 9 (8.18%) Cucumber
8 9 (8.18%) WebDriver
9 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
10 6 (5.45%) Subversion
11 5 (4.55%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.64%) eggPlant
12 4 (3.64%) HP UFT
12 4 (3.64%) JBehave
12 4 (3.64%) Ranorex
12 4 (3.64%) Rational Functional Tester
12 4 (3.64%) RSpec
13 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
13 2 (1.82%) SilkPerformer
General
1 33 (30.00%) Finance
2 20 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 12 (10.91%) Games
3 12 (10.91%) Retail
4 8 (7.27%) Marketing
5 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.73%) German Language
7 2 (1.82%) Local Government
8 1 (0.91%) Electronics
8 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (36.36%) Tester
2 29 (26.36%) Automation Tester
3 22 (20.00%) Analyst
4 21 (19.09%) Senior Automation Tester
4 21 (19.09%) Senior Tester
5 20 (18.18%) Java Automation Tester
5 20 (18.18%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 20 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
6 14 (12.73%) Software Tester
7 13 (11.82%) Test Analyst
8 11 (10.00%) Developer
9 10 (9.09%) QA Analyst
10 7 (6.36%) Database Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Implementation Specialist
10 7 (6.36%) SQL Database Developer
10 7 (6.36%) SQL Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Support Specialist
10 7 (6.36%) T-SQL Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Quality Analyst
11 6 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.00%) .NET
2 28 (25.45%) HTML
3 21 (19.09%) Ajax
4 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET
5 7 (6.36%) CSS
6 4 (3.64%) 802.1X
6 4 (3.64%) Web Services
7 2 (1.82%) MFC
7 2 (1.82%) XML
8 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.91%) Django
8 1 (0.91%) jQuery
8 1 (0.91%) Middleware
8 1 (0.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (8.18%) User Experience
3 8 (7.27%) Life Science
4 7 (6.36%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.64%) Fintech
5 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.64%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.73%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Windows
2 12 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.18%) Linux
4 4 (3.64%) Unix
5 3 (2.73%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.55%) SDLC
3 36 (32.73%) Test Scripting
4 34 (30.91%) Automated Testing
4 34 (30.91%) Performance Testing
5 29 (26.36%) Scrum
6 27 (24.55%) Functional Testing
7 26 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (23.64%) Test Automation
8 22 (20.00%) DevOps
8 22 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (19.09%) Defect Management
10 20 (18.18%) Kanban
11 19 (17.27%) Logistics
11 19 (17.27%) System Testing
12 18 (16.36%) CRM
12 18 (16.36%) Workflow
13 17 (15.45%) Agile Testing
13 17 (15.45%) Non-Functional Testing
13 17 (15.45%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.09%) Java
2 27 (24.55%) JavaScript
3 25 (22.73%) SQL
4 23 (20.91%) VB
5 19 (17.27%) Perl
6 18 (16.36%) VBScript
7 14 (12.73%) C#
8 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.45%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.55%) C++
11 4 (3.64%) Python
12 2 (1.82%) R
13 1 (0.91%) C
13 1 (0.91%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (34.55%) ISEB
2 34 (30.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 24 (21.82%) ISTQB
4 23 (20.91%) Degree
5 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (48.18%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) SDET
3 3 (2.73%) GAMP
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle
3 10 (9.09%) HP
4 9 (8.18%) IBM
5 8 (7.27%) VMware
6 3 (2.73%) NICE Systems
7 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.91%) SAP
8 1 (0.91%) Tableau
Wokingham, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago