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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 128 172 142
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -30
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 139 106 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.10% 1.42% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.71% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 120 82 132
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £52,500
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
5714 6215 6865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.52% 83.22% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4744 5077 5646
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Hertfordshire +36 46 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 39 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Suffolk +27 25 £35,000 +15.70% 2
Essex +6 19 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bedfordshire +15 9 £65,000 +116.66%
Norfolk +14 1 £40,000 +77.77%
Software Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 127 (41.78%) QA
2 122 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (36.18%) SQL
4 89 (29.28%) Automated Testing
4 89 (29.28%) Degree
5 87 (28.62%) Java
6 81 (26.64%) ISEB
7 66 (21.71%) Selenium
8 65 (21.38%) Scrum
9 63 (20.72%) Finance
10 56 (18.42%) Test Scripting
11 53 (17.43%) C#
11 53 (17.43%) ISTQB
12 51 (16.78%) Software Engineering
13 49 (16.12%) JIRA
14 47 (15.46%) TDD
15 45 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
16 44 (14.47%) Test Automation
17 43 (14.14%) BDD
17 43 (14.14%) SDLC
18 42 (13.82%) Manual Testing
18 42 (13.82%) Regression Testing
19 41 (13.49%) Linux
19 41 (13.49%) Functional Testing
20 40 (13.16%) JavaScript
20 40 (13.16%) Oracle
21 39 (12.83%) Project Management
22 38 (12.50%) HTML
22 38 (12.50%) .NET
23 36 (11.84%) Unix

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 17 (5.59%) NServiceBus
2 3 (0.99%) IIS
3 2 (0.66%) Apache
3 2 (0.66%) SAS
3 2 (0.66%) Smallworld
3 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.33%) Confluence
4 1 (0.33%) JCAPS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (5.26%) MS Office
2 14 (4.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.63%) MultiFonds
1 8 (2.63%) Sonata
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.66%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.33%) AWD
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) GitHub
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.59%) Wireshark
2 13 (4.28%) HTTP
3 8 (2.63%) Firewall
4 5 (1.64%) Internet
5 4 (1.32%) PuTTY
5 4 (1.32%) SSH
5 4 (1.32%) Telnet
6 3 (0.99%) VoIP
7 2 (0.66%) Intranet
7 2 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.59%) MongoDB
2 17 (5.59%) NoSQL
2 17 (5.59%) RavenDB
3 15 (4.93%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.61%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.64%) MySQL
5 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.66%) DB2
7 2 (0.66%) GIS
8 1 (0.33%) Big Data
8 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.33%) Informix
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (21.71%) Selenium
2 49 (16.12%) JIRA
3 32 (10.53%) HP UFT
4 22 (7.24%) LoadRunner
5 20 (6.58%) SoapUI
5 20 (6.58%) Subversion
6 17 (5.59%) Fiddler
6 17 (5.59%) NUnit
6 17 (5.59%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.62%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.96%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (2.96%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.30%) JMeter
9 7 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.97%) Bugzilla
10 6 (1.97%) Calabash
10 6 (1.97%) ClearQuest
10 6 (1.97%) JIRA Agile
10 6 (1.97%) JUnit
General
1 63 (20.72%) Finance
2 24 (7.89%) Electronics
3 19 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.29%) Games
5 6 (1.97%) Marketing
6 5 (1.64%) Banking
6 5 (1.64%) Retail
7 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (27.63%) Tester
2 80 (26.32%) Analyst
3 50 (16.45%) Test Analyst
4 49 (16.12%) Developer
5 44 (14.47%) Software Tester
6 41 (13.49%) QA Tester
7 39 (12.83%) Test Engineer
8 35 (11.51%) Software Engineer
9 29 (9.54%) Software QA Tester
10 28 (9.21%) Software Test Engineer
11 27 (8.88%) Software Analyst
12 26 (8.55%) QA Analyst
13 20 (6.58%) .NET Developer
13 20 (6.58%) C++ Software Engineer
13 20 (6.58%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 20 (6.58%) Embedded Engineer
13 20 (6.58%) Test Automation Engineer
14 19 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 19 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 17 (5.59%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.50%) .NET
1 38 (12.50%) HTML
2 34 (11.18%) XML
3 27 (8.88%) SOAP
4 24 (7.89%) Web Services
5 23 (7.57%) CSS
6 21 (6.91%) .NET Framework
7 18 (5.92%) MSMQ
7 18 (5.92%) RESTful
8 17 (5.59%) ASP.NET
8 17 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (5.59%) Entity Framework
8 17 (5.59%) HTML5
8 17 (5.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 17 (5.59%) Ninject
8 17 (5.59%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (5.59%) Razor View Engine
8 17 (5.59%) SignalR
8 17 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (11.18%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.28%) NHS
4 10 (3.29%) Fintech
5 7 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.97%) Biology
6 6 (1.97%) iPad
6 6 (1.97%) Online Games
6 6 (1.97%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.32%) Informatics
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.66%) Life Science
9 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.66%) Statistics
10 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.33%) EPoS
10 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.49%) Linux
2 36 (11.84%) Unix
3 21 (6.91%) Windows
4 13 (4.28%) Android
4 13 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.96%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (29.28%) Automated Testing
3 65 (21.38%) Scrum
4 56 (18.42%) Test Scripting
5 51 (16.78%) Software Engineering
6 47 (15.46%) TDD
7 44 (14.47%) Test Automation
8 43 (14.14%) BDD
8 43 (14.14%) SDLC
9 42 (13.82%) Manual Testing
9 42 (13.82%) Regression Testing
10 41 (13.49%) Functional Testing
11 39 (12.83%) Project Management
12 32 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (10.20%) Line Management
14 29 (9.54%) Automation Testing
15 28 (9.21%) Performance Testing
16 26 (8.55%) MVC
17 25 (8.22%) OO
18 24 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (36.18%) SQL
2 87 (28.62%) Java
3 53 (17.43%) C#
4 40 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 32 (10.53%) C
6 28 (9.21%) Python
6 28 (9.21%) T-SQL
7 26 (8.55%) C++
8 24 (7.89%) Perl
9 20 (6.58%) Embedded C++
10 19 (6.25%) Shell Script
11 17 (5.59%) PowerShell
12 13 (4.28%) PL/SQL
13 12 (3.95%) Embedded C
14 10 (3.29%) VB
15 8 (2.63%) VBA
16 5 (1.64%) ANSI C
17 4 (1.32%) VB6
18 3 (0.99%) PHP
19 2 (0.66%) Magik
Qualifications
1 89 (29.28%) Degree
2 81 (26.64%) ISEB
3 53 (17.43%) ISTQB
4 28 (9.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.95%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.62%) HP ASE
7 3 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (41.78%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) SDET
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.66%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.33%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (6.91%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 40 (13.16%) Oracle
2 34 (11.18%) HP
2 34 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.26%) Citrix
4 9 (2.96%) IBM
5 8 (2.63%) SAP
5 8 (2.63%) WorldPay
6 3 (0.99%) EMC
6 3 (0.99%) Intel
7 2 (0.66%) Infor
8 1 (0.33%) Sun
8 1 (0.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.33%) webMethods
8 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
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