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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 54 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.21% 0.51% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.58% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +17.02%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
428 517 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 87.89% 87.18% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 380 401 320
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) JMeter
2 5 (50.00%) Logistics
2 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) SDET
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) 4G
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 4G
1 1 (10.00%) 802.15
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JMeter
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
1 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
1 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Logistics
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft