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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 36 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.56% 1.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 1.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
240 212 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 76.68% 77.66% 73.21%
Number of salaries quoted 184 161 146
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £30,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (46.67%) ISEB
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
1 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) WPF
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) HND

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Test Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Product Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) WPF
2 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) PACS
3 1 (6.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Use Case
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (20.00%) HND
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Avaya
2 2 (13.33%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Laserfiche
3 1 (6.67%) HP