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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 141 119 156
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +37
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 107 171 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.69% 2.39% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.78% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 94 140 118
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5588 6154 6777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 88.00% 85.87% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4558 5071 5464
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +6 50 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Cambridgeshire -32 22 £42,500 +10.38% 9
Essex -16 16 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Suffolk -6 11 £25,000 -5.66%
Norfolk -16 6 £30,500 +1.66% 2
Bedfordshire +8 2 £37,500 -23.46% 3
Software Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 80 (40.40%) QA
2 78 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (30.30%) ISTQB
4 52 (26.26%) Selenium
5 51 (25.76%) Degree
6 50 (25.25%) C#
7 47 (23.74%) Test Scripting
8 41 (20.71%) ISEB
9 39 (19.70%) SQL
10 38 (19.19%) Java
11 36 (18.18%) Finance
12 34 (17.17%) Test Automation
12 34 (17.17%) JIRA
13 31 (15.66%) Scrum
14 30 (15.15%) Manual Testing
15 29 (14.65%) .NET
15 29 (14.65%) Automation Testing
16 27 (13.64%) Python
17 26 (13.13%) JavaScript
17 26 (13.13%) Automated Testing
17 26 (13.13%) Test Strategy
18 25 (12.63%) SDLC
18 25 (12.63%) WebDriver
18 25 (12.63%) Microsoft
19 23 (11.62%) Performance Testing
19 23 (11.62%) Computer Science
20 22 (11.11%) BDD
21 19 (9.60%) Software Engineering
21 19 (9.60%) Functional Testing
22 18 (9.09%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (3.54%) Confluence
2 5 (2.53%) Smallworld
3 4 (2.02%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Sonata
2 5 (2.53%) MultiFonds
3 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.54%) SaaS
2 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.04%) Internet
2 6 (3.03%) Wireless
3 5 (2.53%) Intranet
4 2 (1.01%) HTTP
5 1 (0.51%) DNS
5 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.51%) SAN
5 1 (0.51%) SMTP
5 1 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.51%) SSL
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.53%) GIS
3 3 (1.52%) MySQL
3 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (26.26%) Selenium
2 34 (17.17%) JIRA
3 25 (12.63%) WebDriver
4 14 (7.07%) Git (software)
5 12 (6.06%) Bugzilla
5 12 (6.06%) SoapUI
6 11 (5.56%) JUnit
7 10 (5.05%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.05%) Subversion
8 9 (4.55%) Robot Framework
9 8 (4.04%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.04%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.03%) JMeter
11 5 (2.53%) HP UFT
11 5 (2.53%) TestNG
11 5 (2.53%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.02%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.02%) Maven
12 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.02%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 36 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.03%) Electronics
4 5 (2.53%) Billing
4 5 (2.53%) Games
5 4 (2.02%) Banking
5 4 (2.02%) Retail
6 2 (1.01%) Automotive
6 2 (1.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.01%) Publishing
6 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Military
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (29.80%) Analyst
2 55 (27.78%) Tester
3 43 (21.72%) Test Analyst
4 37 (18.69%) Test Engineer
5 33 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 26 (13.13%) Software Test Engineer
7 22 (11.11%) Developer
8 20 (10.10%) QA Tester
9 19 (9.60%) QA Leader
10 15 (7.58%) Software Analyst
10 15 (7.58%) Technical Leader
11 14 (7.07%) Software QA Tester
12 13 (6.57%) Test Automation Engineer
13 12 (6.06%) .NET Developer
13 12 (6.06%) Lead .NET Developer
13 12 (6.06%) Lead Developer
13 12 (6.06%) QA Team Leader
13 12 (6.06%) Team Leader
13 12 (6.06%) Technical Developer
14 10 (5.05%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.65%) .NET
2 16 (8.08%) HTML
3 14 (7.07%) ASP.NET
4 12 (6.06%) Middleware
4 12 (6.06%) MSMQ
4 12 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (6.06%) ZeroMQ
5 11 (5.56%) Web Services
6 10 (5.05%) CSS
6 10 (5.05%) SOAP
7 6 (3.03%) RESTful
8 5 (2.53%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.02%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.02%) Reactive Extensions
9 4 (2.02%) Spring
9 4 (2.02%) WPF
10 3 (1.52%) REST
10 3 (1.52%) Velocity
10 3 (1.52%) XML
11 2 (1.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.62%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.01%) Home Automation
6 2 (1.01%) Smart Home
6 2 (1.01%) Statistics
6 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.51%) BBC
7 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.51%) Informatics
7 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) NHS
7 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.51%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.08%) Windows
2 12 (6.06%) Unix
3 7 (3.54%) Linux
4 5 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.74%) Test Scripting
3 34 (17.17%) Test Automation
4 31 (15.66%) Scrum
5 30 (15.15%) Manual Testing
6 29 (14.65%) Automation Testing
7 26 (13.13%) Automated Testing
7 26 (13.13%) Test Strategy
8 25 (12.63%) SDLC
9 23 (11.62%) Performance Testing
10 22 (11.11%) BDD
11 19 (9.60%) Functional Testing
11 19 (9.60%) Software Engineering
12 18 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (8.59%) Defect Tracking
14 15 (7.58%) TDD
15 13 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
16 12 (6.06%) Project Management
17 11 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.25%) C#
2 39 (19.70%) SQL
3 38 (19.19%) Java
4 27 (13.64%) Python
5 26 (13.13%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.57%) C
7 10 (5.05%) C++
8 7 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.03%) Perl
9 6 (3.03%) PHP
9 6 (3.03%) VBA
10 5 (2.53%) Magik
10 5 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.01%) Ruby
12 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (30.30%) ISTQB
2 51 (25.76%) Degree
3 41 (20.71%) ISEB
4 17 (8.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.51%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (40.40%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.51%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.53%) Firmware
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) KVM
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.04%) Atlassian
2 8 (4.04%) Citrix
2 8 (4.04%) HP
3 4 (2.02%) Oracle
4 2 (1.01%) FINEOS
4 2 (1.01%) Guidewire
4 2 (1.01%) Telerik
5 1 (0.51%) Brocade
5 1 (0.51%) Virgin Media
5 1 (0.51%) VMware
5 1 (0.51%) Xamarin
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