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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 73 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.31% 0.31% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.37% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
548 535 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 84.05% 83.99% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 461 414 429
Average salary £55,000 £49,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) SDET
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SDET
2 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
Slough, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + pension + health
Posted: 6 days ago