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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 44 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 6.08% 4.12% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.87% 4.90% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 20
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,100 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
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
291 204 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 88.45% 83.95% 75.98%
Number of salaries quoted 282 193 222
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 17 December 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Reigate

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 25 (59.52%) Finance
1 25 (59.52%) Degree
2 23 (54.76%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) Mathematics
2 23 (54.76%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (47.62%) Regression Testing
3 20 (47.62%) Test Strategy
4 19 (45.24%) C++
4 19 (45.24%) Java
4 19 (45.24%) OO
4 19 (45.24%) HP
5 17 (40.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 17 (40.48%) Test Management
5 17 (40.48%) Test Planning
6 16 (38.10%) ISEB
6 16 (38.10%) ISTQB
6 16 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (35.71%) Delphi
7 15 (35.71%) TestComplete
7 15 (35.71%) Ranorex
7 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (21.43%) QA
10 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
11 6 (14.29%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) .NET
12 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
13 4 (9.52%) HTML
13 4 (9.52%) JavaScript

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (9.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (35.71%) TestComplete
2 15 (35.71%) Ranorex
3 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.52%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (9.52%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Toad
4 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
1 21 (50.00%) Analyst
1 21 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Tester
4 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.38%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) QA Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) CSS3
2 4 (9.52%) HTML5
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (54.76%) Mathematics
2 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Regression Testing
1 20 (47.62%) Test Strategy
2 19 (45.24%) OO
3 17 (40.48%) Test Management
3 17 (40.48%) Test Planning
4 16 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
7 4 (9.52%) User Stories
7 4 (9.52%) Code Coverage
7 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) Workflow
7 4 (9.52%) Workflow Management
7 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.52%) Validation
8 3 (7.14%) RAD
9 1 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) C++
2 19 (45.24%) Java
3 15 (35.71%) Delphi
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Degree
2 16 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 16 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 16 (38.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (54.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) HP
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle