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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 49 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 22 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 4.08% - 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% - 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
Dorset

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
490 370 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 90.91% 82.41% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 322 320 195
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 28 (100.00%) ISEB
1 28 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (96.43%) XML
2 27 (96.43%) Middleware
2 27 (96.43%) HP
2 27 (96.43%) Finance
2 27 (96.43%) Banking
3 22 (78.57%) MQSeries
3 22 (78.57%) IBM
3 22 (78.57%) Test Management
3 22 (78.57%) Green Hat
3 22 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (64.29%) Functional Testing
4 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
5 17 (60.71%) System Testing
5 17 (60.71%) Temenos T24
5 17 (60.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (60.71%) Unix
5 17 (60.71%) Java
5 17 (60.71%) Oracle
5 17 (60.71%) Data Management
5 17 (60.71%) Regression Testing
5 17 (60.71%) webMethods
5 17 (60.71%) Configuration Management
5 17 (60.71%) Relational Database
6 15 (53.57%) ISTQB
6 15 (53.57%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (50.00%) Investment Banking
8 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
8 12 (42.86%) Integration Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 22 (78.57%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Temenos T24
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) Relational Database
2 8 (28.57%) OLTP
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) HP UFT
1 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
1 5 (17.86%) YourKit
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) TestComplete
General
1 27 (96.43%) Banking
1 27 (96.43%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Test Leader
3 9 (32.14%) Middleware Engineer
4 8 (28.57%) QA Leader
5 5 (17.86%) Defect Manager
5 5 (17.86%) Functional Test Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Lead Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Non-Functional Tester
5 5 (17.86%) QA Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) Middleware
1 27 (96.43%) XML
2 5 (17.86%) JMS
2 5 (17.86%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (17.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Test Management
2 18 (64.29%) Functional Testing
2 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 17 (60.71%) Configuration Management
3 17 (60.71%) Data Management
3 17 (60.71%) Regression Testing
3 17 (60.71%) System Testing
3 17 (60.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Automation Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 12 (42.86%) SOA
4 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 9 (32.14%) Asset Management
6 8 (28.57%) Cash Management
7 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Decision Table
8 5 (17.86%) Defect Management
8 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
8 5 (17.86%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) ISEB
2 15 (53.57%) ISTQB
3 12 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (17.86%) CA LISA
2 5 (17.86%) nmon
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) HP
2 22 (78.57%) Green Hat
2 22 (78.57%) IBM
3 17 (60.71%) Oracle
3 17 (60.71%) webMethods
4 5 (17.86%) Dynatrace
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Bournemouth, Dorset
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