The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 38 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.33% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 0.58% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Software Testing
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 172 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 72.33% 73.50% 78.02%
Number of salaries quoted 165 136 133
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,889 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Software Testing
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) Use Case
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (11.11%) CCNA
7 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) MS Office
7 1 (11.11%) HND

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) CTI
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (11.11%) HND
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) Laserfiche