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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 38 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.68% 3.23% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 4.21% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 2
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +39.07%
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
181 214 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 69.35% 76.70% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 159 187 158
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
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 30 August 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%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
3 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
3 9 (81.82%) HP
3 9 (81.82%) HP UFT
3 9 (81.82%) Test Management
3 9 (81.82%) V-Model
3 9 (81.82%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
4 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (63.64%) ISEB
4 7 (63.64%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
6 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
7 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
7 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 2 (18.18%) SDLC
10 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 1 (9.09%) QA
10 1 (9.09%) C#
10 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi

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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) 4G
1 1 (9.09%) GPRS
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) HP UFT
2 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
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%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Test Management
2 9 (81.82%) V-Model
2 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
8 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
3 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft