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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
Rank 28 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 0.59% 2.18% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 2.82% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.52%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
137 177 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 80.59% 77.29% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 111 146 196
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

The demand trend of job ads across the High Wycombe region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the High Wycombe region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 6 (75.00%) V-Model
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) Data Management
5 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
5 3 (37.50%) Line Management
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) SQL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 6 (75.00%) V-Model
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com