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

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
England / East of England
Rank 130 113 133
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 115 169 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.95% 2.50% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.91% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 100 137 118
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
5151 5811 6088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.56% 85.91% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4251 4786 4864
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +1 62 £35,000 -27.08% 4
Cambridgeshire -26 16 £42,500 +11.84% 5
Essex -17 14 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Norfolk -1 11 £31,000 +12.72% 3
Bedfordshire +18 6 £33,750 -47.05%
Suffolk -3 6 £25,000 -4.76% 1
Software Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 105 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (43.90%) QA
3 72 (35.12%) Selenium
4 68 (33.17%) ISTQB
5 59 (28.78%) Test Scripting
6 54 (26.34%) C#
7 47 (22.93%) Scrum
8 45 (21.95%) JIRA
9 42 (20.49%) Degree
9 42 (20.49%) WebDriver
10 41 (20.00%) ISEB
11 39 (19.02%) SQL
12 38 (18.54%) Finance
13 36 (17.56%) Test Automation
14 35 (17.07%) Automation Testing
15 34 (16.59%) Java
16 33 (16.10%) Microsoft
16 33 (16.10%) BDD
17 31 (15.12%) .NET
18 28 (13.66%) Performance Testing
19 27 (13.17%) Manual Testing
19 27 (13.17%) TDD
19 27 (13.17%) Automated Testing
19 27 (13.17%) Python
19 27 (13.17%) SDLC
20 26 (12.68%) Functional Testing
21 25 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (12.20%) Test Strategy
22 20 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 20 (9.76%) Git (software)

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 12 (5.85%) Confluence
2 6 (2.93%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.88%) Sonata
2 3 (1.46%) MultiFonds
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) HTTP
2 3 (1.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
3 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.49%) SAN
3 1 (0.49%) SMTP
3 1 (0.49%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.49%) SSL
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) Wireless
3 1 (0.49%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.93%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.46%) GIS
3 3 (1.46%) MySQL
3 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 72 (35.12%) Selenium
2 45 (21.95%) JIRA
3 42 (20.49%) WebDriver
4 20 (9.76%) Git (software)
5 16 (7.80%) JUnit
6 15 (7.32%) Jenkins
7 14 (6.83%) Bugzilla
7 14 (6.83%) SoapUI
8 11 (5.37%) Cucumber
9 10 (4.88%) Subversion
10 9 (4.39%) Robot Framework
11 7 (3.41%) HP UFT
11 7 (3.41%) Hudson
11 7 (3.41%) LoadRunner
11 7 (3.41%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.93%) JMeter
12 6 (2.93%) Maven
13 5 (2.44%) TestNG
14 4 (1.95%) JBehave
14 4 (1.95%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 38 (18.54%) Finance
2 7 (3.41%) Games
3 6 (2.93%) Retail
3 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.44%) Electronics
4 5 (2.44%) Publishing
5 3 (1.46%) Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.98%) Automotive
6 2 (0.98%) Legal
6 2 (0.98%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Military
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (35.12%) Analyst
2 58 (28.29%) Test Analyst
3 55 (26.83%) Tester
4 38 (18.54%) Test Engineer
5 33 (16.10%) Software Tester
6 26 (12.68%) Software Test Engineer
7 20 (9.76%) QA Leader
8 16 (7.80%) QA Tester
9 15 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
9 15 (7.32%) Developer
9 15 (7.32%) QA Team Leader
9 15 (7.32%) Team Leader
9 15 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
10 14 (6.83%) Software Analyst
11 13 (6.34%) QA Analyst
12 12 (5.85%) Technical Leader
13 11 (5.37%) QA Test Analyst
13 11 (5.37%) Software QA Tester
14 10 (4.88%) Software Test Analyst
15 9 (4.39%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.12%) .NET
2 13 (6.34%) CSS
2 13 (6.34%) HTML
3 12 (5.85%) Middleware
4 11 (5.37%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.88%) RESTful
6 9 (4.39%) MSMQ
6 9 (4.39%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (4.39%) SOAP
6 9 (4.39%) ZeroMQ
7 8 (3.90%) Gherkin
8 6 (2.93%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.93%) Spring
8 6 (2.93%) Web Services
9 5 (2.44%) REST
10 3 (1.46%) GWT
10 3 (1.46%) Qt
10 3 (1.46%) Velocity
10 3 (1.46%) XML
11 2 (0.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.34%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.85%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.44%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.98%) Home Automation
7 2 (0.98%) Smart Home
7 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.49%) BBC
8 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.49%) Informatics
8 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.49%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.88%) Windows
2 9 (4.39%) Unix
3 6 (2.93%) Linux
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (28.78%) Test Scripting
3 47 (22.93%) Scrum
4 36 (17.56%) Test Automation
5 35 (17.07%) Automation Testing
6 33 (16.10%) BDD
7 28 (13.66%) Performance Testing
8 27 (13.17%) Automated Testing
8 27 (13.17%) Manual Testing
8 27 (13.17%) SDLC
8 27 (13.17%) TDD
9 26 (12.68%) Functional Testing
10 25 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (12.20%) Test Strategy
11 19 (9.27%) Defect Tracking
12 18 (8.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (7.32%) Scalability Testing
13 15 (7.32%) Stress Testing
14 14 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (6.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.34%) C#
2 39 (19.02%) SQL
3 34 (16.59%) Java
4 27 (13.17%) Python
5 17 (8.29%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.34%) C
7 9 (4.39%) C++
8 7 (3.41%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.93%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.44%) VBA
11 3 (1.46%) Perl
11 3 (1.46%) Ruby
12 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.98%) PHP
12 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (33.17%) ISTQB
2 42 (20.49%) Degree
3 41 (20.00%) ISEB
4 20 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) HNC
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (43.90%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.95%) Firmware
2 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) KVM
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.44%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.34%) Atlassian
3 7 (3.41%) Citrix
3 7 (3.41%) HP
4 4 (1.95%) Oracle
5 2 (0.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.49%) Brocade
6 1 (0.49%) FINEOS
6 1 (0.49%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.49%) Telerik
6 1 (0.49%) Virgin Media
6 1 (0.49%) VMware
6 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
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