The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - - 11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
Software Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 64.29% 60.81% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 37 16
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Software Testing
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Home Counties region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in the Home Counties