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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 149 151 147
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 100 125 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.57% 1.70% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.00% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 83 108 105
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £51,200
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
5453 6251 6571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.63% 85.22% 83.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4641 5247 5314
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -3 40 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Hertfordshire -3 21 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Suffolk +3 17 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Essex 0 15 £47,500 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £29,750 - 3
Bedfordshire +20 3 £65,000 +25.60% 2
Software Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 99 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (40.66%) QA
3 76 (31.54%) SQL
4 74 (30.71%) Degree
5 69 (28.63%) Java
6 66 (27.39%) Automated Testing
7 59 (24.48%) ISEB
8 51 (21.16%) ISTQB
9 50 (20.75%) Test Scripting
10 49 (20.33%) Finance
11 48 (19.92%) Selenium
12 42 (17.43%) JIRA
13 41 (17.01%) Scrum
13 41 (17.01%) C#
14 39 (16.18%) Manual Testing
14 39 (16.18%) Test Automation
15 37 (15.35%) Microsoft
16 36 (14.94%) JavaScript
16 36 (14.94%) Software Engineering
16 36 (14.94%) Computer Science
16 36 (14.94%) SDLC
17 28 (11.62%) C
18 27 (11.20%) HTML
19 26 (10.79%) Unix
20 25 (10.37%) Linux
20 25 (10.37%) Regression Testing
20 25 (10.37%) BDD
21 24 (9.96%) Continuous Improvement
21 24 (9.96%) Line Management
21 24 (9.96%) Project Management

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 (3.73%) Smallworld
2 5 (2.07%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.24%) Confluence
4 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (5.81%) MS Office
2 13 (5.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.98%) MultiFonds
1 12 (4.98%) Sonata
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.07%) GitHub
1 5 (2.07%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.98%) Internet
2 9 (3.73%) Intranet
2 9 (3.73%) Wireless
3 7 (2.90%) HTTP
4 5 (2.07%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.66%) Firewall
6 1 (0.41%) DNS
6 1 (0.41%) SMTP
6 1 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.73%) GIS
3 8 (3.32%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.07%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.07%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.07%) RavenDB
5 4 (1.66%) MySQL
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.83%) DB2
7 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.41%) Informix
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (19.92%) Selenium
2 42 (17.43%) JIRA
3 19 (7.88%) SoapUI
4 17 (7.05%) LoadRunner
5 14 (5.81%) HP UFT
6 13 (5.39%) JMeter
7 8 (3.32%) JUnit
8 7 (2.90%) ClearQuest
8 7 (2.90%) JIRA Agile
8 7 (2.90%) Subversion
8 7 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.49%) Bugzilla
9 6 (2.49%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.49%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.07%) Fiddler
10 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.07%) NUnit
10 5 (2.07%) TestNG
10 5 (2.07%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.66%) Cucumber
General
1 49 (20.33%) Finance
2 20 (8.30%) Electronics
3 15 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.15%) Games
5 8 (3.32%) Billing
6 4 (1.66%) Banking
6 4 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.24%) Marketing
7 3 (1.24%) Retail
8 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
8 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (30.29%) Tester
2 55 (22.82%) Analyst
3 45 (18.67%) Test Engineer
4 43 (17.84%) Software Tester
5 39 (16.18%) QA Tester
6 37 (15.35%) Test Analyst
7 33 (13.69%) Software Test Engineer
8 29 (12.03%) Software QA Tester
9 27 (11.20%) Developer
10 19 (7.88%) Embedded Engineer
11 18 (7.47%) Software Analyst
11 18 (7.47%) Test Automation Engineer
12 17 (7.05%) Software Engineer
13 15 (6.22%) QA Engineer
14 14 (5.81%) C++ Software Engineer
14 14 (5.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 14 (5.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
14 14 (5.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 14 (5.81%) QA Analyst
15 13 (5.39%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.20%) HTML
2 22 (9.13%) .NET
3 21 (8.71%) Web Services
4 17 (7.05%) SOAP
5 13 (5.39%) ASP.NET
5 13 (5.39%) CSS
5 13 (5.39%) MSMQ
5 13 (5.39%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (4.98%) Middleware
6 12 (4.98%) Velocity
6 12 (4.98%) XML
7 11 (4.56%) ZeroMQ
8 8 (3.32%) RESTful
9 7 (2.90%) Reactive Extensions
9 7 (2.90%) WPF
10 6 (2.49%) HTML5
10 6 (2.49%) JSON
11 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.07%) Entity Framework
11 5 (2.07%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.94%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.32%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.32%) NHS
3 8 (3.32%) Virtual Team
4 7 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.49%) iPad
6 5 (2.07%) Informatics
6 5 (2.07%) Statistics
6 5 (2.07%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.66%) Biology
8 3 (1.24%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.24%) Fintech
8 3 (1.24%) Online Games
9 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.79%) Unix
2 25 (10.37%) Linux
3 24 (9.96%) Windows
4 10 (4.15%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.66%) Android
5 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.39%) Automated Testing
3 50 (20.75%) Test Scripting
4 41 (17.01%) Scrum
5 39 (16.18%) Manual Testing
5 39 (16.18%) Test Automation
6 36 (14.94%) SDLC
6 36 (14.94%) Software Engineering
7 25 (10.37%) BDD
7 25 (10.37%) Regression Testing
8 24 (9.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (9.96%) Line Management
8 24 (9.96%) Project Management
8 24 (9.96%) TDD
9 22 (9.13%) Automation Testing
9 22 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (9.13%) Waterfall
10 19 (7.88%) Test Strategy
11 18 (7.47%) Performance Testing
12 15 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (31.54%) SQL
2 69 (28.63%) Java
3 41 (17.01%) C#
4 36 (14.94%) JavaScript
5 28 (11.62%) C
6 23 (9.54%) Python
7 22 (9.13%) C++
8 14 (5.81%) Embedded C++
8 14 (5.81%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.98%) Embedded C
10 11 (4.56%) Perl
11 9 (3.73%) Magik
12 8 (3.32%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.90%) VBA
14 6 (2.49%) PHP
15 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.83%) ANSI C
16 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.41%) Ada
17 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (30.71%) Degree
2 59 (24.48%) ISEB
3 51 (21.16%) ISTQB
4 22 (9.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (5.39%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.39%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.73%) HP ASE
7 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (40.66%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Def Stans
System Software
1 4 (1.66%) Firmware
2 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (4.56%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.90%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 37 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.13%) Oracle
3 20 (8.30%) HP
4 9 (3.73%) Citrix
5 3 (1.24%) EMC
5 3 (1.24%) FINEOS
5 3 (1.24%) Guidewire
5 3 (1.24%) SAP
5 3 (1.24%) Telerik
6 2 (0.83%) IBM
6 2 (0.83%) Intel
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco
7 1 (0.41%) Dell
7 1 (0.41%) NetApp
7 1 (0.41%) VMware
7 1 (0.41%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
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