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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - - 9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
29 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 90.63% 74.42% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 30
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +13.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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