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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 59 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.48% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
358 307 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 86.06% 78.52% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 274 217 209
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Bournemouth
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
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