The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank 35 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.04% 3.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 3.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £24,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.75% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 485 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 84.97% 93.81% 86.13%
Number of salaries quoted 127 312 331
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Software Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) PMI
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT

Software Testing
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 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Test
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft