The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 37 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.55% 0.57% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.71% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £45,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £38,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 Farnborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 141 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 78.29% 80.57% 77.35%
Number of salaries quoted 159 138 153
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Farnborough

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) WebGL
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) UML

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) TestNG
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft