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 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 - - -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
23 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 100.00% 88.24% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 11
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £69,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -27.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £43,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £70,000
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 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

Software Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP