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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 106 145 123
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 178 125 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.53% 1.73% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.08% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 143 104 103
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,150 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
6001 6006 5520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.19% 83.23% 83.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 4792 4451
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,313 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +25 63 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Cambridgeshire -2 53 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Essex +17 42 £35,000 -22.22%
Suffolk -6 17 £26,500 -7.82% 1
Bedfordshire +4 2 £63,750 +50.00%
Norfolk - 1 £27,500 -
Software Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 122 (38.61%) QA
2 121 (38.29%) SQL
3 112 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (27.22%) Automated Testing
4 86 (27.22%) C#
5 82 (25.95%) Java
6 75 (23.73%) Selenium
7 70 (22.15%) .NET
8 69 (21.84%) Software Engineering
9 68 (21.52%) SDLC
10 67 (21.20%) Degree
11 65 (20.57%) Scrum
12 57 (18.04%) ISEB
13 53 (16.77%) Linux
14 50 (15.82%) JavaScript
15 48 (15.19%) Functional Testing
16 47 (14.87%) Finance
16 47 (14.87%) TDD
17 45 (14.24%) HTML
18 44 (13.92%) Unix
19 41 (12.97%) Python
19 41 (12.97%) Test Automation
20 40 (12.66%) Manual Testing
21 39 (12.34%) JIRA
22 38 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
23 37 (11.71%) BDD
23 37 (11.71%) MVC
23 37 (11.71%) T-SQL
23 37 (11.71%) Oracle
23 37 (11.71%) SQL Server

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (7.59%) NServiceBus
2 10 (3.16%) IIS
3 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.27%) Apache
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.63%) JCAPS
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.63%) SAS
5 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (2.85%) MultiFonds
1 9 (2.85%) Sonata
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.63%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.38%) Wireshark
2 15 (4.75%) Wireless
3 8 (2.53%) HTTP
4 7 (2.22%) PuTTY
4 7 (2.22%) SSH
4 7 (2.22%) Telnet
5 6 (1.90%) Internet
6 4 (1.27%) Firewall
7 3 (0.95%) VoIP
8 2 (0.63%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.65%) Oracle Database
3 17 (5.38%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.38%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.38%) RavenDB
4 12 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.27%) MySQL
7 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 75 (23.73%) Selenium
2 39 (12.34%) JIRA
3 25 (7.91%) Subversion
4 24 (7.59%) TeamCity
4 24 (7.59%) Visual Studio
5 23 (7.28%) Git (software)
5 23 (7.28%) NUnit
6 22 (6.96%) HP UFT
7 19 (6.01%) JMeter
7 19 (6.01%) SoapUI
8 17 (5.38%) Fiddler
9 13 (4.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (3.16%) Cucumber
10 10 (3.16%) NetBeans
11 7 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.22%) Toad
12 6 (1.90%) LoadRunner
12 6 (1.90%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.63%) Calabash
General
1 47 (14.87%) Finance
2 35 (11.08%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.16%) Banking
3 10 (3.16%) Electronics
3 10 (3.16%) Retail
4 6 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.27%) iGaming
5 4 (1.27%) Marketing
5 4 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Automotive
6 2 (0.63%) Games
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) French Language
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (22.15%) Developer
2 69 (21.84%) Analyst
3 60 (18.99%) Tester
4 52 (16.46%) Test Engineer
5 50 (15.82%) Test Analyst
6 41 (12.97%) Software Engineer
7 31 (9.81%) Software Test Engineer
7 31 (9.81%) Software Tester
8 30 (9.49%) .NET Developer
8 30 (9.49%) QA Tester
9 26 (8.23%) Senior Software Engineer
10 25 (7.91%) C# Developer
11 24 (7.59%) Automation Engineer
11 24 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (7.28%) Test Automation Engineer
13 20 (6.33%) .NET Software Developer
13 20 (6.33%) .NET Software Engineer
13 20 (6.33%) C# Software Developer
13 20 (6.33%) C# Software Engineer
13 20 (6.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (22.15%) .NET
2 45 (14.24%) HTML
3 37 (11.71%) SOAP
4 35 (11.08%) XML
5 32 (10.13%) .NET Framework
6 29 (9.18%) CSS
7 27 (8.54%) ASP.NET
8 24 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (7.59%) Entity Framework
8 24 (7.59%) HTML5
8 24 (7.59%) Ninject
8 24 (7.59%) SignalR
8 24 (7.59%) WCF
9 21 (6.65%) jQuery
9 21 (6.65%) Web Services
10 19 (6.01%) JSON
10 19 (6.01%) MSMQ
10 19 (6.01%) REST
11 18 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.76%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.16%) Device Driver
3 10 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.22%) User Experience
5 5 (1.58%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.27%) Biology
6 4 (1.27%) Fintech
6 4 (1.27%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.63%) IVR
8 2 (0.63%) Life Science
8 2 (0.63%) Online Games
8 2 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.32%) Economics
9 1 (0.32%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.32%) EPoS
9 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.77%) Linux
2 44 (13.92%) Unix
3 24 (7.59%) Windows
4 16 (5.06%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (3.48%) Android
5 11 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (27.22%) Automated Testing
3 69 (21.84%) Software Engineering
4 68 (21.52%) SDLC
5 65 (20.57%) Scrum
6 48 (15.19%) Functional Testing
7 47 (14.87%) TDD
8 41 (12.97%) Test Automation
9 40 (12.66%) Manual Testing
10 37 (11.71%) BDD
10 37 (11.71%) MVC
11 34 (10.76%) OO
11 34 (10.76%) Regression Testing
12 33 (10.44%) Test Scripting
13 28 (8.86%) Project Management
14 27 (8.54%) Automation Testing
14 27 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (8.54%) Test Strategy
14 27 (8.54%) Unit Testing
15 25 (7.91%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (38.29%) SQL
2 86 (27.22%) C#
3 82 (25.95%) Java
4 50 (15.82%) JavaScript
5 41 (12.97%) Python
6 37 (11.71%) T-SQL
7 36 (11.39%) C++
8 34 (10.76%) C
9 25 (7.91%) PowerShell
10 21 (6.65%) PL/SQL
11 20 (6.33%) Perl
12 15 (4.75%) VB
13 14 (4.43%) Embedded C++
14 9 (2.85%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.53%) VB6
16 7 (2.22%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.58%) PHP
18 4 (1.27%) Embedded C
18 4 (1.27%) VBA
19 3 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (21.20%) Degree
2 57 (18.04%) ISEB
3 34 (10.76%) ISTQB
4 24 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (3.48%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (38.61%) QA
2 10 (3.16%) JTAG
3 7 (2.22%) SDET
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.63%) ISO20022
System Software
1 4 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 37 (11.71%) Oracle
2 31 (9.81%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.11%) HP
4 11 (3.48%) IBM
5 9 (2.85%) WorldPay
6 8 (2.53%) Citrix
6 8 (2.53%) Lauterbach
7 7 (2.22%) Intel
7 7 (2.22%) Telerik
8 4 (1.27%) SAP
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco
9 2 (0.63%) Infor
9 2 (0.63%) Sun
9 2 (0.63%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.63%) Verint
9 2 (0.63%) webMethods
10 1 (0.32%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.32%) Ventyx
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Salary: £20000.00 - £22500.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: 35k-42k + benefits
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StarBase
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StarBase
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £28k - 35k per year
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Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
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