The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the High Wycombe region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 39 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 0.87% 0.55% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.71% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
166 140 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 71.86% 77.35% 69.75%
Number of salaries quoted 129 133 152
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £59,889
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
Buckinghamshire

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 17 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft