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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 150 155 139
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 56 73 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 1.41% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.67% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 37
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
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
3863 4372 4484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 86.93% 84.61% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3083 3143 3173
Median salary £51,000 £53,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.67% +9.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +11 17 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 12 £45,000 - 2
Slough +5 8 £39,000 -29.09%
Wokingham -19 8 £42,500 -5.55%
Maidenhead +4 6 £70,000 +75.00%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 41 (43.62%) QA
2 38 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (38.30%) SDLC
4 33 (35.11%) Finance
5 30 (31.91%) Selenium
6 29 (30.85%) Java
7 27 (28.72%) Telecoms
8 26 (27.66%) Logistics
8 26 (27.66%) Test Scripting
9 24 (25.53%) ISTQB
10 23 (24.47%) ISEB
11 22 (23.40%) Automated Testing
11 22 (23.40%) Scrum
12 21 (22.34%) Performance Testing
13 20 (21.28%) Banking
13 20 (21.28%) Retail
13 20 (21.28%) .NET
14 19 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (20.21%) Test Automation
14 19 (20.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 18 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (19.15%) Games
16 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
16 17 (18.09%) SQL
16 17 (18.09%) HTML
17 16 (17.02%) JMeter
17 16 (17.02%) Kanban
17 16 (17.02%) System Testing
18 15 (15.96%) Manual Testing
18 15 (15.96%) Mentoring

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 9 (9.57%) CMS
2 6 (6.38%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Office
2 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) DNS
1 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.57%) Firewall
2 9 (9.57%) Internet
3 4 (4.26%) IPsec
4 3 (3.19%) 4G
4 3 (3.19%) 802.15
4 3 (3.19%) Wireless
5 1 (1.06%) BGP
5 1 (1.06%) DHCP
5 1 (1.06%) HTTP
5 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.06%) IPv6
5 1 (1.06%) Network Security
5 1 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) Big Data
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) QlikView
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (31.91%) Selenium
2 16 (17.02%) JMeter
3 13 (13.83%) LoadRunner
4 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
5 9 (9.57%) Cucumber
5 9 (9.57%) Gatling
5 9 (9.57%) TestNG
6 8 (8.51%) JIRA
7 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
7 7 (7.45%) WebDriver
8 6 (6.38%) SoapUI
8 6 (6.38%) Subversion
9 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.26%) Ranorex
11 3 (3.19%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.13%) Ant
12 2 (2.13%) Appium
12 2 (2.13%) Artifactory
12 2 (2.13%) eggPlant
12 2 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 33 (35.11%) Finance
2 27 (28.72%) Telecoms
3 20 (21.28%) Banking
3 20 (21.28%) Retail
4 18 (19.15%) Games
5 7 (7.45%) Marketing
6 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
7 4 (4.26%) Local Government
8 3 (3.19%) German Language
9 1 (1.06%) Electronics
9 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Tester
2 22 (23.40%) Analyst
3 15 (15.96%) Automation Tester
4 14 (14.89%) Test Analyst
5 13 (13.83%) Java Automation Tester
5 13 (13.83%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 13 (13.83%) Selenium Tester
6 10 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Test Manager
7 9 (9.57%) QA Analyst
7 9 (9.57%) Senior Automation Tester
7 9 (9.57%) Senior Tester
8 8 (8.51%) Software Tester
9 7 (7.45%) Implementation Specialist
9 7 (7.45%) Support Specialist
10 5 (5.32%) Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Digital Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Quality Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.28%) .NET
2 17 (18.09%) HTML
3 11 (11.70%) Ajax
4 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.32%) CSS
6 3 (3.19%) 802.1X
7 2 (2.13%) MFC
7 2 (2.13%) Web Services
7 2 (2.13%) XML
8 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.06%) Django
8 1 (1.06%) jQuery
8 1 (1.06%) Middleware
8 1 (1.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Life Science
1 8 (8.51%) User Experience
2 7 (7.45%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.19%) PKI
4 3 (3.19%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.57%) Linux
4 4 (4.26%) Unix
5 3 (3.19%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.30%) SDLC
3 26 (27.66%) Logistics
3 26 (27.66%) Test Scripting
4 22 (23.40%) Automated Testing
4 22 (23.40%) Scrum
5 21 (22.34%) Performance Testing
6 19 (20.21%) Test Automation
6 19 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (17.02%) Kanban
8 16 (17.02%) System Testing
9 15 (15.96%) Manual Testing
9 15 (15.96%) Mentoring
10 14 (14.89%) DevOps
10 14 (14.89%) Functional Testing
10 14 (14.89%) Project Management
11 13 (13.83%) Automation Testing
12 12 (12.77%) Defect Management
13 10 (10.64%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) Java
2 17 (18.09%) SQL
3 13 (13.83%) C#
3 13 (13.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.70%) Perl
4 11 (11.70%) VB
5 10 (10.64%) VBScript
6 6 (6.38%) Python
6 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.32%) C++
8 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.13%) Groovy
9 2 (2.13%) R
9 2 (2.13%) Ruby
10 1 (1.06%) C
10 1 (1.06%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) ISTQB
2 23 (24.47%) ISEB
3 19 (20.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (13.83%) Degree
5 6 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (43.62%) QA
2 6 (6.38%) SDET
3 2 (2.13%) GAMP
System Software
1 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
1 11 (11.70%) Oracle
2 8 (8.51%) IBM
2 8 (8.51%) VMware
3 7 (7.45%) HP
4 3 (3.19%) NICE Systems
5 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.13%) Splunk
6 1 (1.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) Tableau
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago