The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 42 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 0.40% 0.69% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.88% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +85.71%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
218 113 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 87.90% 77.93% 81.28%
Number of salaries quoted 196 103 152
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Software Testing
London

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Software Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CDMA
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) snoop

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) CDMA
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) snoop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) CppUnit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google