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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - 47 36
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames - 0.46% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.53% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
158 188 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 89.27% 87.04% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 155 163 123
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +24.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 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 18 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Automotive
4 3 (50.00%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (16.67%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (66.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA