The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 46 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.33% 1.96% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 2.47% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
250 283 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 81.97% 79.27% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 220 237 261
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Cambridgeshire

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Peterborough

Software Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Applications Support
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Support Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Support Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree