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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 49 36
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth - 2.45% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.85% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 2
Average salary - £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
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
333 316 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 75.68% 86.10% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 244 263 157
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (100.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Green Hat