The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 116 124 107
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 17 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.97% 1.18% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.40% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 15
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1574 1927 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 89.43% 84.00% 81.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1334 1347
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading 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 Reading

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 22 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 20 (47.62%) Banking
2 20 (47.62%) Retail
3 18 (42.86%) Games
3 18 (42.86%) Logistics
4 16 (38.10%) ISTQB
5 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 13 (30.95%) QA
6 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (28.57%) SQL
8 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (26.19%) SDLC
9 10 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (19.05%) C#
11 7 (16.67%) Selenium
11 7 (16.67%) Kanban
11 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 7 (16.67%) Coaching
12 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 6 (14.29%) Test Management
12 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 6 (14.29%) Business Development
12 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 6 (14.29%) Subversion
12 6 (14.29%) Oracle
12 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 6 (14.29%) .NET
12 6 (14.29%) Linux

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.67%) Selenium
2 6 (14.29%) Subversion
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Ranorex
4 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.76%) Ant
5 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) eggPlant
5 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.76%) JBehave
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (4.76%) RSpec
5 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 20 (47.62%) Banking
2 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 20 (47.62%) Retail
3 18 (42.86%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Senior Test Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) Ajax
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.38%) Django
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) MFC
5 1 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Logistics
2 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) SDLC
4 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Coaching
6 7 (16.67%) Kanban
7 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Business Development
7 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 6 (14.29%) Test Management
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.90%) DevOps
9 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) Groovy
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) R
7 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISEB
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) IBM
2 2 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Tableau