The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 46 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.28% 2.64% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 3.09% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £34,000 £36,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.20% +8.20%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
305 259 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 86.40% 85.48% 76.12%
Number of salaries quoted 223 219 218
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
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