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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 44 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.90% 1.41% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 1.64% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 29
Median salary £32,500 £25,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
521 548 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 88.01% 85.76% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 417 485 517
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Somerset

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Somerset

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

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Somerset

Software Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +11 11 £32,500 +22.64%
Bath +9 2 £35,000 +75.00%
Street - 2 £32,500 -
Yeovil +2 1 £24,500 -2.00%
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (75.00%) ISEB
3 36 (69.23%) ISTQB
4 35 (67.31%) Test Automation
5 34 (65.38%) Waterfall
6 33 (63.46%) Non-Functional Testing
6 33 (63.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 32 (61.54%) BDD
8 29 (55.77%) Cucumber
8 29 (55.77%) SpecFlow
8 29 (55.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
8 29 (55.77%) Load Testing
9 28 (53.85%) Test Management
10 26 (50.00%) Line Management
11 20 (38.46%) Security Testing
11 20 (38.46%) Performance Testing
12 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
13 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
14 11 (21.15%) User Stories
14 11 (21.15%) Scrum
15 9 (17.31%) C#
15 9 (17.31%) SQL
16 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
16 8 (15.38%) Degree
17 7 (13.46%) Java
18 6 (11.54%) Project Management
18 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
18 6 (11.54%) System Testing
18 6 (11.54%) Case Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (55.77%) Cucumber
1 29 (55.77%) SpecFlow
1 29 (55.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.92%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.92%) MSTest
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.77%) Advertising
2 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Analyst
1 33 (63.46%) Test Analyst
2 25 (48.08%) Senior Analyst
2 25 (48.08%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Tester
4 8 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 6 (11.54%) Systems Tester
5 6 (11.54%) Trainer
6 5 (9.62%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Graduate
9 2 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Graduate Java Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (67.31%) Test Automation
3 34 (65.38%) Waterfall
4 33 (63.46%) Non-Functional Testing
5 32 (61.54%) BDD
6 29 (55.77%) Load Testing
7 28 (53.85%) Test Management
8 26 (50.00%) Line Management
9 20 (38.46%) Performance Testing
9 20 (38.46%) Security Testing
10 11 (21.15%) Scrum
10 11 (21.15%) User Stories
11 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
12 6 (11.54%) Case Management
12 6 (11.54%) Project Management
12 6 (11.54%) System Testing
13 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
14 4 (7.69%) Automation Testing
14 4 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
14 4 (7.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) C#
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (75.00%) ISEB
2 36 (69.23%) ISTQB
3 33 (63.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (15.38%) Degree
7 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
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