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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - - 18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
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
6 38 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 60.00% 64.41% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 37
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 £55,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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