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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 122 114 132
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% 1.26% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.50% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 15
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £39,300 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1774 2000 1855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.04% 84.14% 81.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1353 1384
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 21 (46.67%) Telecoms
1 21 (46.67%) Retail
2 20 (44.44%) Banking
2 20 (44.44%) Finance
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.00%) Logistics
4 18 (40.00%) Games
5 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
5 17 (37.78%) QA
6 14 (31.11%) SQL
7 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
8 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 12 (26.67%) ISEB
9 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
9 11 (24.44%) Scrum
9 11 (24.44%) Business Development
10 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.00%) Degree
11 9 (20.00%) SDLC
12 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
12 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
13 7 (15.56%) Automotive
13 7 (15.56%) Marketing
13 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (15.56%) System Integration Testing
14 6 (13.33%) Selenium
14 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
14 6 (13.33%) Kanban
14 6 (13.33%) Mentoring

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.33%) Selenium
4 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.67%) Subversion
6 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.44%) Ant
7 2 (4.44%) Appium
7 2 (4.44%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.44%) Maven
7 2 (4.44%) MSBuild
7 2 (4.44%) Ranorex
7 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.44%) TestComplete
8 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 21 (46.67%) Retail
1 21 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 20 (44.44%) Banking
2 20 (44.44%) Finance
3 18 (40.00%) Games
4 7 (15.56%) Automotive
4 7 (15.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Test Manager
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 7 (15.56%) Business Development Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Business Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Development Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Manual Tester
7 3 (6.67%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps Manager
8 2 (4.44%) QA Manual Tester
8 2 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) Django
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) Sass
4 1 (2.22%) WinForms
4 1 (2.22%) WPF
4 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Logistics
3 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
4 11 (24.44%) Business Development
4 11 (24.44%) Scrum
5 9 (20.00%) SDLC
6 7 (15.56%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Kanban
7 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.89%) Coaching
8 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 4 (8.89%) Test Management
8 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.67%) Release Management
9 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) Groovy
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
2 12 (26.67%) ISEB
3 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (37.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau
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