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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 54 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.42% 1.33% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 1.72% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 1
Average salary £52,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.44%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
297 174 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 79.84% 76.99% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 259 140 136
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) DHTML
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) SOA
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) DOM
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) OOP
2 10 (66.67%) OO
2 10 (66.67%) MVC
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
2 10 (66.67%) WinForms
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 10 (66.67%) Content Management
2 10 (66.67%) WCF
2 10 (66.67%) Kanban
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) MVVM

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (66.67%) NuGet
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Senior Developer
1 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) DOM
2 10 (66.67%) WinForms
2 10 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 10 (66.67%) WCF
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 10 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 10 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 10 (66.67%) DHTML
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) OOP
1 10 (66.67%) OO
1 10 (66.67%) SOA
1 10 (66.67%) MVC
1 10 (66.67%) Scrum
1 10 (66.67%) Content Management
1 10 (66.67%) Kanban
1 10 (66.67%) MVVM
2 9 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA