The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 18 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 Maidenhead region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 43 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.49% - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% - 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £35,500 - £58,750
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 - £57,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 - £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
303 158 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 75.37% 75.60% 67.98%
Number of salaries quoted 209 119 217
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
Berkshire

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Maidenhead

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 13 (92.86%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Selenium
3 8 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) SaaS
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Sun
6 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
6 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (21.43%) ETL
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) Bugzilla
7 3 (21.43%) Build Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Big Data
7 3 (21.43%) Analytics
8 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 2 (14.29%) 4G
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) LTE
8 2 (14.29%) Ruby
8 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 2 (14.29%) Billing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 4 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) 4G
1 2 (14.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (21.43%) Bugzilla
5 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
6 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
6 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Test Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Swing
2 1 (7.14%) ZK
2 1 (7.14%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) SUSE
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Build Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) DSDM
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (92.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (14.29%) HP