The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 74 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 23 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.09% 1.76% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.10% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 10
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software Testing
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
906 1046 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.51% 83.81% 75.72%
Number of salaries quoted 728 755 772
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,950 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex 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 Essex

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Essex

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Essex

Software Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Brentwood - 13 £47,500 -
Basildon - 4 - - 1
Colchester - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £20,000 - 1
Software Testing
East of England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 29 (72.50%) QA
2 21 (52.50%) SDLC
3 15 (37.50%) Finance
3 15 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 14 (35.00%) Wealth Management
4 14 (35.00%) ISEB
5 13 (32.50%) Java
5 13 (32.50%) MultiFonds
5 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
5 13 (32.50%) Sonata
6 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 12 (30.00%) Performance Testing
7 11 (27.50%) Degree
8 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 10 (25.00%) SQL
8 10 (25.00%) LoadRunner
9 9 (22.50%) Citrix
9 9 (22.50%) HP
9 9 (22.50%) C#
10 8 (20.00%) VBA
10 8 (20.00%) SOAP
10 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
10 8 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
12 4 (10.00%) Linux
12 4 (10.00%) .NET
12 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (7.50%) Telerik

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MultiFonds
1 13 (32.50%) Sonata
2 1 (2.50%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.00%) NetBeans
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.50%) git-flow
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Tester
2 13 (32.50%) QA Tester
2 13 (32.50%) Software QA Tester
2 13 (32.50%) Software Tester
3 8 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner Tester
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Performance Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Software Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) SOAP
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) SDLC
2 15 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 15 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 14 (35.00%) Wealth Management
4 12 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Load Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) Open Source
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) C#
4 8 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (5.00%) C
5 2 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) ISEB
2 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
3 11 (27.50%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (72.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Citrix
1 9 (22.50%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) FINEOS
3 3 (7.50%) Guidewire
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Telerik
4 1 (2.50%) Intel
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Harlow
Ortolan Group
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago