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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 34 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.17% 2.59% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 3.33% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 6
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
209 240 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 73.59% 77.67% 82.40%
Number of salaries quoted 175 201 186
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 25 September 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (90.91%) V-Model
2 10 (90.91%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (90.91%) Waterfall
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 10 (90.91%) Test Management
2 10 (90.91%) HP
3 9 (81.82%) ISEB
3 9 (81.82%) HP UFT
4 8 (72.73%) Finance
5 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
6 5 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
6 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
6 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
8 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
10 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (9.09%) CCNA
10 1 (9.09%) HND
10 1 (9.09%) Banking
10 1 (9.09%) Data Management
10 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared

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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) HP UFT
2 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Product Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Test Management
1 10 (90.91%) V-Model
1 10 (90.91%) Waterfall
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
3 9 (81.82%) ISEB
4 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) HND
5 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Salesforce.com