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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 60 31 74
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +43
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 39 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.68% 7.00% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 8.74% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 39 15
Median salary £32,289 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,600 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
498 446 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 83.28% 80.07% 85.03%
Number of salaries quoted 454 386 559
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
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 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
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 27 May 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 - 6 £32,500 -
Yeovil +1 4 £32,250 +10.25% 1
Bath -24 1 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) ISEB
3 11 (40.74%) SDLC
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
5 9 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) Degree
5 9 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 9 (33.33%) Aerospace
5 9 (33.33%) UML
5 9 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 9 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
7 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
7 7 (25.93%) BDD
7 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (25.93%) Test Management
7 7 (25.93%) Line Management
7 7 (25.93%) SpecFlow
8 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Load Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Security Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Web Development
9 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
1 7 (25.93%) SpecFlow
1 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 9 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
1 13 (48.15%) Test Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Graduate
4 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Graduate Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Graduate Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Equities
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) SDLC
3 9 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 9 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) UML
3 9 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
5 7 (25.93%) Line Management
5 7 (25.93%) Test Management
6 6 (22.22%) Load Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Security Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
7 5 (18.52%) Web Development
8 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISEB
2 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
3 9 (33.33%) Degree
4 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
Yeovil, Somerset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago