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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
England / East of England
Rank 123 114 155
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +41
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 124 167 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.14% 2.34% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.69% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 109 129 97
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
5046 6206 6192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.15% 86.94% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4119 4949 4973
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +10 68 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Essex +14 24 £110,000 +131.57%
Cambridgeshire -33 10 £42,500 +10.38% 7
Norfolk - 9 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire +28 8 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Suffolk +8 5 £25,500 -15.00% 2
Software Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 119 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (51.14%) QA
3 84 (38.36%) Selenium
4 72 (32.88%) ISTQB
5 60 (27.40%) Scrum
6 58 (26.48%) Test Scripting
6 58 (26.48%) WebDriver
7 54 (24.66%) C#
8 49 (22.37%) JIRA
8 49 (22.37%) Automation Testing
9 42 (19.18%) Microsoft
9 42 (19.18%) Finance
10 40 (18.26%) .NET
11 39 (17.81%) Java
11 39 (17.81%) ISEB
11 39 (17.81%) BDD
12 38 (17.35%) Degree
12 38 (17.35%) TDD
13 37 (16.89%) Test Automation
13 37 (16.89%) Test Strategy
14 36 (16.44%) SQL
15 34 (15.53%) Automated Testing
16 33 (15.07%) Functional Testing
16 33 (15.07%) SDLC
17 28 (12.79%) Python
17 28 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (12.79%) Performance Testing
18 25 (11.42%) Git (software)
19 24 (10.96%) SQL Server
19 24 (10.96%) SoapUI

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 (7.76%) Confluence
2 14 (6.39%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.74%) IIS
4 5 (2.28%) CMS
5 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.57%) Sonata
2 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.46%) SAN
2 1 (0.46%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.28%) GIS
3 5 (2.28%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.37%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.37%) MySQL
5 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.46%) Impala
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 84 (38.36%) Selenium
2 58 (26.48%) WebDriver
3 49 (22.37%) JIRA
4 25 (11.42%) Git (software)
5 24 (10.96%) SoapUI
6 21 (9.59%) JUnit
7 19 (8.68%) Cucumber
8 15 (6.85%) Jenkins
9 14 (6.39%) Maven
10 13 (5.94%) Bugzilla
10 13 (5.94%) Subversion
10 13 (5.94%) TeamCity
11 10 (4.57%) HP UFT
11 10 (4.57%) Robot Framework
12 9 (4.11%) Hudson
12 9 (4.11%) JBehave
13 8 (3.65%) LoadRunner
14 6 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (2.28%) ClearQuest
15 5 (2.28%) CruiseControl
General
1 42 (19.18%) Finance
2 8 (3.65%) Retail
3 5 (2.28%) Electronics
3 5 (2.28%) Games
3 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.83%) Publishing
5 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.37%) Marketing
5 3 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.91%) Automotive
6 2 (0.91%) Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Legal
6 2 (0.91%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Billing
7 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (33.33%) Analyst
2 60 (27.40%) Test Analyst
3 58 (26.48%) Tester
4 40 (18.26%) Test Engineer
5 33 (15.07%) Software Tester
6 24 (10.96%) Software Test Engineer
7 21 (9.59%) QA Leader
8 19 (8.68%) QA Tester
9 16 (7.31%) Developer
9 16 (7.31%) Team Leader
10 15 (6.85%) QA Team Leader
10 15 (6.85%) Software Analyst
11 14 (6.39%) Test Automation Engineer
12 13 (5.94%) Automation Test Analyst
12 13 (5.94%) QA Analyst
13 12 (5.48%) Software QA Tester
14 10 (4.57%) QA Test Analyst
14 10 (4.57%) Software Test Analyst
15 9 (4.11%) Head of Testing
16 8 (3.65%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.26%) .NET
2 19 (8.68%) RESTful
3 16 (7.31%) Gherkin
4 14 (6.39%) Hibernate
4 14 (6.39%) Middleware
4 14 (6.39%) Spring
5 11 (5.02%) ASP.NET
5 11 (5.02%) HTML
6 10 (4.57%) SOAP
7 9 (4.11%) MSMQ
7 9 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (3.65%) CSS
9 7 (3.20%) Web Services
10 6 (2.74%) REST
10 6 (2.74%) ZeroMQ
11 5 (2.28%) GWT
11 5 (2.28%) XML
12 3 (1.37%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.37%) Ajax
12 3 (1.37%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.02%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.28%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.83%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.91%) Home Automation
5 2 (0.91%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.46%) BBC
6 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.46%) User Experience
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.65%) Linux
1 8 (3.65%) Unix
1 8 (3.65%) Windows
2 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (27.40%) Scrum
3 58 (26.48%) Test Scripting
4 49 (22.37%) Automation Testing
5 39 (17.81%) BDD
6 38 (17.35%) TDD
7 37 (16.89%) Test Automation
7 37 (16.89%) Test Strategy
8 34 (15.53%) Automated Testing
9 33 (15.07%) Functional Testing
9 33 (15.07%) SDLC
10 28 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (12.79%) Performance Testing
11 23 (10.50%) Manual Testing
12 20 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (8.68%) Kanban
14 17 (7.76%) Non-Functional Testing
14 17 (7.76%) Waterfall
15 16 (7.31%) Defect Tracking
15 16 (7.31%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.66%) C#
2 39 (17.81%) Java
3 36 (16.44%) SQL
4 28 (12.79%) Python
5 15 (6.85%) C
6 13 (5.94%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.57%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.11%) C++
9 7 (3.20%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.28%) VBA
11 4 (1.83%) Ruby
12 3 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.37%) Perl
13 2 (0.91%) PHP
13 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.46%) VB
14 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (32.88%) ISTQB
2 39 (17.81%) ISEB
3 38 (17.35%) Degree
4 18 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.20%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.20%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.91%) HNC
7 1 (0.46%) CCA
7 1 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.46%) MCSA
7 1 (0.46%) MCSD
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (51.14%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) PMO
3 2 (0.91%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.46%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.83%) Firmware
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) KVM
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.28%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) Oozie
Vendors
1 42 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.05%) Atlassian
3 7 (3.20%) Citrix
3 7 (3.20%) HP
4 2 (0.91%) SAP
5 1 (0.46%) Brocade
5 1 (0.46%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle
5 1 (0.46%) Virgin Media
5 1 (0.46%) VMware
5 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
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