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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 48 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 28 5 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.33% 0.86% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 1.01% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 29
Median salary £32,500 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -13.84%
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
591 495 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 91.34% 84.76% 87.47%
Number of salaries quoted 516 391 547
Median salary £40,063 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.83% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £57,500 £52,500
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 - 9 £32,500 - 3
Street - 6 £32,500 -
Yeovil +17 1 £35,000 +37.25%
Bath -9 1 £23,500 -16.07% 1
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
3 26 (53.06%) ISEB
4 25 (51.02%) Test Automation
4 25 (51.02%) Waterfall
4 25 (51.02%) Non-Functional Testing
5 23 (46.94%) BDD
5 23 (46.94%) Line Management
5 23 (46.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (46.94%) ISTQB
6 22 (44.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (44.90%) Load Testing
6 22 (44.90%) Cucumber
6 22 (44.90%) SpecFlow
7 21 (42.86%) Test Management
8 16 (32.65%) Security Testing
8 16 (32.65%) Performance Testing
9 13 (26.53%) Degree
10 9 (18.37%) SQL
11 8 (16.33%) C#
11 8 (16.33%) .NET
11 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
11 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
12 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
12 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 7 (14.29%) Aerospace
12 7 (14.29%) Windows
12 7 (14.29%) UML
12 7 (14.29%) Java

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 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Cucumber
1 22 (44.90%) SpecFlow
1 22 (44.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) Selenium
3 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Analyst
1 27 (55.10%) Test Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Software Tester
4 8 (16.33%) Tester
5 7 (14.29%) Graduate
6 6 (12.24%) Systems Tester
6 6 (12.24%) Trainer
7 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Graduate Java Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Graduate Java Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Non-Functional Testing
2 25 (51.02%) Test Automation
2 25 (51.02%) Waterfall
3 23 (46.94%) BDD
3 23 (46.94%) Line Management
4 22 (44.90%) Load Testing
5 21 (42.86%) Test Management
6 16 (32.65%) Performance Testing
6 16 (32.65%) Security Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (14.29%) SDLC
7 7 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.29%) UML
7 7 (14.29%) User Stories
8 6 (12.24%) Case Management
8 6 (12.24%) Project Management
8 6 (12.24%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) ISEB
2 23 (46.94%) ISTQB
2 23 (46.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (26.53%) Degree
4 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
Taunton, Somerset
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago