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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 47 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.47% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £32,500 £67,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-51.85% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
227 379 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 83.15% 85.55% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 195 279 288
Median salary £37,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (73.68%) QA
3 12 (63.16%) XML
3 12 (63.16%) ISEB
4 11 (57.89%) Middleware
4 11 (57.89%) MQSeries
4 11 (57.89%) SOA
4 11 (57.89%) IBM
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) HP
4 11 (57.89%) Banking
4 11 (57.89%) Test Management
4 11 (57.89%) Functional Testing
4 11 (57.89%) Green Hat
5 10 (52.63%) Automation Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
7 7 (36.84%) System Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 7 (36.84%) Temenos T24
7 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Virtual Team
7 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
7 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Asset Management
7 7 (36.84%) Data Management
7 7 (36.84%) Investment Banking
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
7 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
1 4 (21.05%) SoapUI
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (57.89%) Banking
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Middleware Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Test Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Test Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Defect Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Web Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) Middleware
3 4 (21.05%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) Angular 2
4 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Functional Testing
1 11 (57.89%) SOA
1 11 (57.89%) Test Management
2 10 (52.63%) Automation Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Asset Management
4 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
4 7 (36.84%) Data Management
4 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
4 7 (36.84%) System Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
5 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) ISEB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Green Hat
1 11 (57.89%) HP
1 11 (57.89%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) webMethods
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft