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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 36 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.94% 0.43% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 0.61% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
256 163 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 82.58% 70.87% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 220 143 203
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) J2EE
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) JSP
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) QA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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