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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 30 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 2.87% 2.09% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.22% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
164 180 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 94.25% 94.24% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 142 169 168
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The demand trend of job ads across the Kingston Upon Thames region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (87.50%) ISEB
3 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (37.50%) MSTest
6 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (25.00%) QA
7 2 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (25.00%) VBScript
7 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) NUnit

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) MSTest
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) NUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Case Management
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (87.50%) ISEB
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center