The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bournemouth region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 52 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.92% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Software Tester
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
323 443 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 99.38% 99.11% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 274 332 367
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,350
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Bournemouth region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bournemouth region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft