The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bournemouth region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 43 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.68% - 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% - 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £50,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
224 142 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 76.19% 67.62% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 171 122 146
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
Dorset

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 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) JProfiler
3 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (40.00%) Green Hat
3 2 (40.00%) nmon
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Introscope
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) NUnit
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) JProfiler
2 2 (40.00%) Introscope
2 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) System Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (40.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Green Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) HP