The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 20 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 5.11% 1.35% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.93% 1.46% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Median salary £28,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
Dorset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 137 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 86.13% 92.57% 88.44%
Number of salaries quoted 113 123 128
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

The demand trend of job ads across the Poole 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 Poole

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Poole

Software Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Poole region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (58.33%) ISEB
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
4 5 (41.67%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) Driving Licence
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Poole 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Tester
2 6 (50.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Tester
3 5 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Web Automation Tester
4 4 (33.33%) Web Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) REST
1 5 (41.67%) SOAP
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
1 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft