The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 69 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.16% 0.96% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 1.21% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +23.37%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
504 497 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 81.42% 79.27% 76.12%
Number of salaries quoted 395 426 407
Average salary £49,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Slough

Software Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) WiMAX
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) WiMAX
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP