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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - - 30
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - - 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £27,500
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
64 90 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 74.42% 90.00% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 59 75 79
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,961 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £45,000
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 16 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

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 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL