The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 26 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.16% - 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £53,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 239 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.91% 85.66% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 125 125 233
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £67,500 £62,500
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 Middlesex

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Middlesex

Software Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
1 2 (66.67%) DirectX
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
1 2 (66.67%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL ES
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Wayland
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Tizen
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) DirectX
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL ES
1 2 (66.67%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA