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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 201 136 177
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +41
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 30 96 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 1.73% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 2.05% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 78 34
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
4371 4684 4396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.59% 84.46% 82.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3557 3394 3180
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 22 £43,750 - 11
Newbury +20 5 £40,000 +42.85%
Slough -3 2 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Maidenhead -8 1 £65,000 +35.41%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (46.48%) QA
2 25 (35.21%) Selenium
3 24 (33.80%) Telecoms
4 23 (32.39%) Scrum
5 22 (30.99%) Finance
6 21 (29.58%) SQL
6 21 (29.58%) ISTQB
6 21 (29.58%) Retail
6 21 (29.58%) Logistics
7 20 (28.17%) Banking
8 19 (26.76%) Java
8 19 (26.76%) SDLC
9 18 (25.35%) Games
10 17 (23.94%) Visual Studio
11 16 (22.54%) C#
11 16 (22.54%) ISEB
11 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
12 15 (21.13%) Manual Testing
12 15 (21.13%) Windows
13 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
13 14 (19.72%) WebDriver
13 14 (19.72%) Automation Testing
14 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.90%) .NET
15 12 (16.90%) Automated Testing
15 12 (16.90%) Test Scripting
16 11 (15.49%) Business Development
16 11 (15.49%) Degree
16 11 (15.49%) Jenkins

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.82%) IIS
1 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (35.21%) Selenium
2 17 (23.94%) Visual Studio
3 14 (19.72%) WebDriver
4 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
4 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (12.68%) LoadRunner
6 8 (11.27%) JMeter
7 7 (9.86%) HP UFT
8 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
8 4 (5.63%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.23%) Subversion
10 2 (2.82%) Ant
10 2 (2.82%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.82%) Maven
10 2 (2.82%) MSBuild
10 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.82%) TestComplete
General
1 24 (33.80%) Telecoms
2 22 (30.99%) Finance
3 21 (29.58%) Retail
4 20 (28.17%) Banking
5 18 (25.35%) Games
6 8 (11.27%) Marketing
7 7 (9.86%) Automotive
8 2 (2.82%) Local Government
9 1 (1.41%) Electronics
9 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Tester
2 13 (18.31%) Test Manager
3 12 (16.90%) Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Developer
4 11 (15.49%) Test Analyst
5 10 (14.08%) QA Tester
5 10 (14.08%) Test Leader
6 8 (11.27%) Developer in Test
7 7 (9.86%) Business Development Manager
7 7 (9.86%) Business Manager
7 7 (9.86%) Development Manager
7 7 (9.86%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Manual Tester
9 3 (4.23%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) QA Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
3 7 (9.86%) Web Services
4 6 (8.45%) J2EE
5 2 (2.82%) RESTful
6 1 (1.41%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) Django
6 1 (1.41%) HTML
6 1 (1.41%) Sass
6 1 (1.41%) WinForms
6 1 (1.41%) WPF
6 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.82%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) Scrum
3 21 (29.58%) Logistics
4 19 (26.76%) SDLC
5 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
6 15 (21.13%) Manual Testing
7 14 (19.72%) Automation Testing
8 12 (16.90%) Automated Testing
8 12 (16.90%) Test Scripting
9 11 (15.49%) Business Development
10 10 (14.08%) Performance Testing
11 8 (11.27%) Test Management
12 7 (9.86%) Defect Tracking
12 7 (9.86%) Kanban
12 7 (9.86%) Load Testing
12 7 (9.86%) Process Improvement
12 7 (9.86%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (9.86%) Test Strategy
12 7 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (8.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) Java
3 16 (22.54%) C#
4 6 (8.45%) Python
5 3 (4.23%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) Groovy
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) ISTQB
2 16 (22.54%) ISEB
3 11 (15.49%) Degree
4 5 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (46.48%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SDET
3 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.41%) XenApp
1 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) HP
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle
4 2 (2.82%) IBM
4 2 (2.82%) Splunk
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.41%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) Tableau
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Share Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP Negotiable on experience +Many benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + pension + health
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 20 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago