The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 29 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.96% - 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% - 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £30,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
Lancashire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 79 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 78.85% 90.80% 82.99%
Number of salaries quoted 77 69 84
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston 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 Preston

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Preston

Software Testing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 25 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 Preston region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall