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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 96 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 1.20% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.36% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 28
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,000 £40,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £46,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
1049 1838 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.87% 87.94% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1465 1377
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 23 February 2017, 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 13 (76.47%) ISTQB
2 11 (64.71%) Performance Testing
2 11 (64.71%) Open Source
3 5 (29.41%) JMeter
3 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
4 3 (17.65%) QA
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Games
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.88%) Calabash
6 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) OpenUP
6 1 (5.88%) TestNG
6 1 (5.88%) UX Design

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:

Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JMeter
1 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.88%) Calabash
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) TestNG
3 1 (5.88%) Trac
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Technical Leader
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Test Leader
2 8 (47.06%) Test Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Test Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Test Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Open Source
1 11 (64.71%) Performance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) OpenUP
4 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago