The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 34 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 1.86% 2.25% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.38% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 210 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 96.27% 94.59% 89.88%
Number of salaries quoted 148 194 200
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) NUnit
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) CMS
6 1 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) MSTest

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000 +bonus +benefits
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