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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 32 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.35% 4.60% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 5.41% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Median salary £34,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £27,150 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £27,850 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
126 74 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 85.14% 85.06% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 120 72 147
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £27,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £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 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 25 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 10 December 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%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB