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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 30 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.95% 1.50% 5.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 1.96% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 13
Average salary £26,500 £47,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.21% +72.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,375
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.87%
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
130 153 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 71.43% 76.50% 86.19%
Number of salaries quoted 118 127 199
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 10 (71.43%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Content Management
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) WinForms
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) DHTML
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) DOM
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) OOP
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (28.57%) NHibernate
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) Kanban
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (28.57%) NuGet
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) QA Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) DHTML
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) DOM
1 4 (28.57%) WinForms
1 4 (28.57%) NHibernate
1 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 4 (28.57%) WCF
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (28.57%) HTML5
1 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (28.57%) Backbone.js
1 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Regression Testing
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Content Management
2 4 (28.57%) OOP
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) Kanban
2 4 (28.57%) MVVM
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VCP4
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA