The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 160 145 155
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 88 118 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.43% 1.61% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.90% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76 105 95
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5312 6220 6332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.50% 85.00% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4406 5255 5059
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England 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 the East of England

Software Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East of England region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Software Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -21 30 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Hertfordshire +7 23 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Essex +6 17 £47,500 - 3
Suffolk +7 11 £28,500 -47.41% 4
Norfolk - 5 £30,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +14 2 £52,750 +11.05%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 86 (40.19%) QA
2 82 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (31.78%) Degree
4 59 (27.57%) SQL
5 57 (26.64%) Java
6 55 (25.70%) Automated Testing
7 50 (23.36%) ISTQB
8 44 (20.56%) ISEB
9 43 (20.09%) Finance
9 43 (20.09%) JIRA
10 41 (19.16%) Selenium
11 39 (18.22%) C#
12 38 (17.76%) Test Scripting
13 36 (16.82%) SDLC
14 35 (16.36%) Scrum
15 34 (15.89%) Manual Testing
16 32 (14.95%) JavaScript
17 30 (14.02%) Computer Science
18 29 (13.55%) Microsoft
19 28 (13.08%) Test Automation
20 25 (11.68%) Software Engineering
20 25 (11.68%) Unix
21 24 (11.21%) Test Strategy
22 23 (10.75%) .NET
23 22 (10.28%) C
23 22 (10.28%) HTML
24 20 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
25 19 (8.88%) Waterfall
25 19 (8.88%) Windows
25 19 (8.88%) Python

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (4.21%) Smallworld
2 3 (1.40%) Confluence
2 3 (1.40%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.47%) IIS
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (5.61%) MS Office
2 6 (2.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (6.54%) Sonata
2 13 (6.07%) MultiFonds
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.93%) GitHub
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.61%) Internet
2 9 (4.21%) Intranet
2 9 (4.21%) Wireless
3 4 (1.87%) HTTP
4 3 (1.40%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.93%) Firewall
6 1 (0.47%) DNS
6 1 (0.47%) SMTP
6 1 (0.47%) SSL
6 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.47%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.21%) GIS
3 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.40%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.40%) RavenDB
4 2 (0.93%) MySQL
4 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) Informix
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (20.09%) JIRA
2 41 (19.16%) Selenium
3 16 (7.48%) LoadRunner
3 16 (7.48%) SoapUI
4 13 (6.07%) JMeter
5 8 (3.74%) HP UFT
6 7 (3.27%) Bugzilla
6 7 (3.27%) ClearQuest
7 6 (2.80%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.34%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.34%) JIRA Agile
8 5 (2.34%) JUnit
8 5 (2.34%) Subversion
8 5 (2.34%) TestNG
8 5 (2.34%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.87%) Robot Framework
9 4 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.87%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.87%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (20.09%) Finance
2 16 (7.48%) Electronics
3 14 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.74%) Billing
5 7 (3.27%) Games
6 4 (1.87%) Banking
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) Retail
8 2 (0.93%) Legal
8 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (26.17%) Tester
2 51 (23.83%) Analyst
3 42 (19.63%) Test Engineer
4 33 (15.42%) Software Tester
4 33 (15.42%) Test Analyst
5 31 (14.49%) QA Tester
5 31 (14.49%) Software Test Engineer
6 26 (12.15%) Software QA Tester
7 22 (10.28%) Developer
8 15 (7.01%) Embedded Engineer
8 15 (7.01%) QA Leader
8 15 (7.01%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (6.07%) Software Analyst
10 12 (5.61%) QA Engineer
10 12 (5.61%) Software Engineer
10 12 (5.61%) Technical Leader
11 11 (5.14%) .NET Developer
11 11 (5.14%) C# Developer
11 11 (5.14%) Lead C# Developer
11 11 (5.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.75%) .NET
2 22 (10.28%) HTML
3 16 (7.48%) Web Services
4 15 (7.01%) SOAP
5 12 (5.61%) Middleware
6 11 (5.14%) ASP.NET
6 11 (5.14%) CSS
6 11 (5.14%) MSMQ
6 11 (5.14%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (5.14%) ZeroMQ
7 9 (4.21%) Velocity
8 7 (3.27%) Reactive Extensions
8 7 (3.27%) WPF
9 6 (2.80%) RESTful
10 5 (2.34%) XML
11 4 (1.87%) HTML5
11 4 (1.87%) JSON
11 4 (1.87%) REST
12 3 (1.40%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.40%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.02%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.74%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.27%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.80%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.34%) Statistics
7 4 (1.87%) iPad
8 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.40%) Fintech
9 2 (0.93%) Informatics
9 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.47%) Biology
10 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.47%) Home Automation
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.68%) Unix
2 19 (8.88%) Windows
3 17 (7.94%) Linux
4 8 (3.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (25.70%) Automated Testing
3 38 (17.76%) Test Scripting
4 36 (16.82%) SDLC
5 35 (16.36%) Scrum
6 34 (15.89%) Manual Testing
7 28 (13.08%) Test Automation
8 25 (11.68%) Software Engineering
9 24 (11.21%) Test Strategy
10 20 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (8.88%) Waterfall
12 18 (8.41%) Regression Testing
13 17 (7.94%) BDD
13 17 (7.94%) Line Management
13 17 (7.94%) Performance Testing
13 17 (7.94%) Project Management
14 16 (7.48%) Software Delivery
14 16 (7.48%) TDD
15 15 (7.01%) Wealth Management
16 13 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.57%) SQL
2 57 (26.64%) Java
3 39 (18.22%) C#
4 32 (14.95%) JavaScript
5 22 (10.28%) C
6 19 (8.88%) Python
7 17 (7.94%) C++
8 13 (6.07%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.21%) Embedded C++
9 9 (4.21%) Magik
10 8 (3.74%) Embedded C
11 7 (3.27%) Perl
11 7 (3.27%) VBA
12 6 (2.80%) PHP
12 6 (2.80%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (31.78%) Degree
2 50 (23.36%) ISTQB
3 44 (20.56%) ISEB
4 17 (7.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.21%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.27%) HP ASE
7 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (40.19%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.34%) Firmware
2 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.27%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 29 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.48%) Oracle
3 15 (7.01%) HP
4 8 (3.74%) Citrix
5 3 (1.40%) EMC
5 3 (1.40%) FINEOS
5 3 (1.40%) Guidewire
5 3 (1.40%) Telerik
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco
6 1 (0.47%) Dell
6 1 (0.47%) Intel
6 1 (0.47%) NetApp
6 1 (0.47%) SAP
6 1 (0.47%) VMware
6 1 (0.47%) WorldPay
Wickford, Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Total Package value c.85K
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £30500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £26 - £30 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits + on-call + exceptional c
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Cambridge
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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