The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Eastleigh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 13 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 2.56% 2.78% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 3.33% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £28,000 £29,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -35.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Software Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Eastleigh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Eastleigh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
23 30 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Eastleigh 58.97% 83.33% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 55
Average salary £62,500 £27,685 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+125.75% -39.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Eastleigh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Eastleigh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Eastleigh

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Eastleigh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Eastleigh region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Eastleigh

Software Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Eastleigh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Eastleigh 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Eastleigh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Eastleigh 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft