The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 55 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 3.35% 3.74% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 4.07% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 8
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
405 344 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 90.40% 91.98% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 395 335 245
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,209
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Reigate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Reigate

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Reigate

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Reigate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Reigate region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Reigate

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 24 (85.71%) Finance
2 21 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 21 (75.00%) ISEB
2 21 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (57.14%) HP UFT
4 15 (53.57%) Automated Testing
4 15 (53.57%) Regression Testing
5 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (42.86%) Test Planning
6 12 (42.86%) SDLC
7 11 (39.29%) BDD
7 11 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (39.29%) HP
7 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
7 11 (39.29%) Mathematics
7 11 (39.29%) QA
7 11 (39.29%) Test Management
8 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
8 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (35.71%) MKS
8 10 (35.71%) TOWER Software
8 10 (35.71%) Scrum
8 10 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (35.71%) Time Management
8 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (35.71%) SpecFlow
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
10 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reigate 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.

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) HP UFT
2 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
3 10 (35.71%) SpecFlow
3 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.57%) QARun
4 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.57%) TestPartner
4 1 (3.57%) Toad
4 1 (3.57%) WebLOAD
4 1 (3.57%) WinRunner
General
1 24 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Analyst
1 26 (92.86%) Test Analyst
2 16 (57.14%) Automation Analyst
2 16 (57.14%) Automation Test Analyst
3 12 (42.86%) Automation Tester
3 12 (42.86%) Tester
4 11 (39.29%) Automated Tester
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Test Analyst
5 10 (35.71%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Mathematics
2 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Automated Testing
1 15 (53.57%) Regression Testing
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) SDLC
3 12 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 11 (39.29%) BDD
4 11 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (39.29%) Test Management
5 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 10 (35.71%) Time Management
5 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) System Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) ISEB
1 21 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 21 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SDET
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) HP
2 10 (35.71%) MKS
2 10 (35.71%) TOWER Software
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle