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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 124 120 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 24 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 1.06% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.26% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 22
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,900 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1587 1912 1994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.41% 84.08% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1391 1389
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £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
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 1 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 20 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 18 (42.86%) Games
2 18 (42.86%) Banking
2 18 (42.86%) Retail
2 18 (42.86%) Logistics
3 16 (38.10%) ISTQB
4 15 (35.71%) QA
4 15 (35.71%) Mentoring
5 13 (30.95%) SQL
6 11 (26.19%) SDLC
7 10 (23.81%) C#
7 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 9 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (19.05%) Java
9 8 (19.05%) Selenium
10 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 7 (16.67%) Coaching
11 6 (14.29%) Kanban
11 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 6 (14.29%) HTML
11 6 (14.29%) Oracle
11 6 (14.29%) .NET
11 6 (14.29%) Linux
11 6 (14.29%) Project Management
11 6 (14.29%) Subversion
12 5 (11.90%) HP

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 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) 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 8 (19.05%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) Subversion
4 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.52%) eggPlant
4 4 (9.52%) HP UFT
4 4 (9.52%) JBehave
4 4 (9.52%) Ranorex
4 4 (9.52%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (9.52%) RSpec
5 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) JMeter
6 2 (4.76%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.38%) MSTest
7 1 (2.38%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.38%) TestRail
7 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 18 (42.86%) Banking
2 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 18 (42.86%) Games
2 18 (42.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Software Tester
3 8 (19.05%) Tester
4 5 (11.90%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Junior
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Test Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (11.90%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) Ajax
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) Django
4 1 (2.38%) jQuery
4 1 (2.38%) MFC
4 1 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
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 15 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 11 (26.19%) SDLC
4 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 9 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Coaching
6 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Kanban
7 6 (14.29%) Project Management
8 5 (11.90%) Business Development
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.90%) DevOps
8 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Test Management
8 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.52%) OOP
9 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.14%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) R
8 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) HP
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus (10%) + bens(Pension,health)
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