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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 148 154 146
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 107 123 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 1.63% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.92% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 87 106 110
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,875 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
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
5546 6407 6578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.18% 84.74% 82.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4681 5310 5405
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +6 38 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Essex +2 23 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Suffolk +4 19 £33,750 +32.35% 1
Hertfordshire -2 18 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Bedfordshire +27 5 £65,000 +71.05%
Norfolk -6 4 £37,250 +65.55% 2
Software Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 119 (44.40%) QA
2 107 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (32.84%) SQL
4 81 (30.22%) Java
5 79 (29.48%) Degree
6 77 (28.73%) Automated Testing
7 74 (27.61%) ISEB
8 60 (22.39%) Selenium
9 53 (19.78%) Test Scripting
9 53 (19.78%) ISTQB
9 53 (19.78%) Finance
10 44 (16.42%) Test Automation
11 43 (16.04%) Scrum
12 40 (14.93%) JavaScript
12 40 (14.93%) Software Engineering
12 40 (14.93%) Manual Testing
12 40 (14.93%) SDLC
13 38 (14.18%) JIRA
14 37 (13.81%) Computer Science
15 36 (13.43%) C#
16 34 (12.69%) C
16 34 (12.69%) Microsoft
16 34 (12.69%) Regression Testing
17 33 (12.31%) HTML
18 32 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
19 31 (11.57%) Linux
19 31 (11.57%) Project Management
20 30 (11.19%) Web Services
20 30 (11.19%) Python
21 29 (10.82%) Windows

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 (3.36%) Smallworld
2 5 (1.87%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.12%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.22%) MultiFonds
1 14 (5.22%) Sonata
2 1 (0.37%) AWD
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.87%) GitHub
2 4 (1.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.48%) HTTP
2 9 (3.36%) Internet
2 9 (3.36%) Intranet
2 9 (3.36%) Wireless
3 6 (2.24%) Firewall
4 5 (1.87%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.37%) SMTP
5 1 (0.37%) SSH
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) Telnet
5 1 (0.37%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.36%) GIS
2 9 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.87%) RavenDB
4 4 (1.49%) MySQL
5 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.75%) DB2
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.37%) Informix
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 60 (22.39%) Selenium
2 38 (14.18%) JIRA
3 25 (9.33%) HP UFT
4 21 (7.84%) LoadRunner
4 21 (7.84%) SoapUI
5 13 (4.85%) JMeter
6 9 (3.36%) Subversion
6 9 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.61%) ClearQuest
7 7 (2.61%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.61%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.61%) JIRA Agile
7 7 (2.61%) JUnit
8 6 (2.24%) Bugzilla
8 6 (2.24%) Calabash
8 6 (2.24%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.24%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.87%) Fiddler
9 5 (1.87%) NUnit
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (19.78%) Finance
2 24 (8.96%) Electronics
3 15 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.48%) Games
5 8 (2.99%) Billing
6 4 (1.49%) Marketing
6 4 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.12%) Banking
7 3 (1.12%) Retail
8 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.75%) Automotive
8 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (33.58%) Tester
2 62 (23.13%) Analyst
3 51 (19.03%) QA Tester
3 51 (19.03%) Software Tester
4 46 (17.16%) Test Engineer
5 41 (15.30%) Test Analyst
6 38 (14.18%) Software QA Tester
7 35 (13.06%) Software Test Engineer
8 28 (10.45%) Developer
9 25 (9.33%) Software Analyst
10 22 (8.21%) Embedded Engineer
10 22 (8.21%) Software Engineer
11 20 (7.46%) QA Analyst
11 20 (7.46%) Test Automation Engineer
12 18 (6.72%) C++ Software Engineer
13 17 (6.34%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 17 (6.34%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 17 (6.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 16 (5.97%) QA Engineer
15 15 (5.60%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.31%) HTML
2 30 (11.19%) Web Services
3 20 (7.46%) .NET
4 18 (6.72%) XML
5 17 (6.34%) SOAP
6 11 (4.10%) ASP.NET
6 11 (4.10%) CSS
6 11 (4.10%) MSMQ
6 11 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (4.10%) Velocity
7 10 (3.73%) Middleware
8 9 (3.36%) ZeroMQ
9 8 (2.99%) J2EE
9 8 (2.99%) RESTful
10 7 (2.61%) REST
11 6 (2.24%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.24%) HTML5
11 6 (2.24%) JSON
11 6 (2.24%) Reactive Extensions
11 6 (2.24%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 28 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.22%) NHS
4 8 (2.99%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.61%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.24%) Fintech
6 6 (2.24%) iPad
7 5 (1.87%) Informatics
7 5 (1.87%) Online Games
7 5 (1.87%) Statistics
7 5 (1.87%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.49%) Biology
8 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.12%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.57%) Linux
2 29 (10.82%) Windows
3 28 (10.45%) Unix
4 12 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.24%) Android
5 6 (2.24%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (28.73%) Automated Testing
3 53 (19.78%) Test Scripting
4 44 (16.42%) Test Automation
5 43 (16.04%) Scrum
6 40 (14.93%) Manual Testing
6 40 (14.93%) SDLC
6 40 (14.93%) Software Engineering
7 34 (12.69%) Regression Testing
8 32 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (11.57%) Project Management
10 29 (10.82%) BDD
11 27 (10.07%) Automation Testing
11 27 (10.07%) TDD
12 26 (9.70%) Line Management
13 24 (8.96%) Performance Testing
14 23 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (7.84%) Waterfall
16 19 (7.09%) Functional Testing
17 17 (6.34%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 88 (32.84%) SQL
2 81 (30.22%) Java
3 40 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 36 (13.43%) C#
5 34 (12.69%) C
6 30 (11.19%) Python
7 26 (9.70%) C++
8 19 (7.09%) Perl
9 17 (6.34%) Embedded C++
10 15 (5.60%) Shell Script
11 12 (4.48%) Embedded C
12 9 (3.36%) Magik
12 9 (3.36%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.61%) VBA
14 6 (2.24%) PHP
15 5 (1.87%) ANSI C
15 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.37%) Ada
17 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (29.48%) Degree
2 74 (27.61%) ISEB
3 53 (19.78%) ISTQB
4 26 (9.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (4.85%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.85%) Security Cleared
6 12 (4.48%) HP ASE
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (44.40%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Def Stans
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) Firmware
2 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (7.09%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.61%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 34 (12.69%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.82%) HP
3 26 (9.70%) Oracle
4 13 (4.85%) Citrix
5 7 (2.61%) SAP
6 4 (1.49%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.12%) EMC
7 3 (1.12%) FINEOS
7 3 (1.12%) Guidewire
7 3 (1.12%) IBM
7 3 (1.12%) Intel
7 3 (1.12%) Telerik
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco
8 1 (0.37%) Dell
8 1 (0.37%) NetApp
8 1 (0.37%) VMware
8 1 (0.37%) Xamarin
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