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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 64 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.89% - 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% - 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £67,500 - £50,000
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
386 379 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 85.97% 78.63% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 280 281 283
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft