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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South West / Somerset
Rank 51 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.55% 1.82% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 2.11% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 21
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
492 521 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 87.39% 86.40% 86.55%
Number of salaries quoted 392 456 397
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Bath +9 6 £42,500 +112.50% 1
Taunton +6 1 £35,000 +32.07%
Yeovil 0 1 £26,500 -3.63%
Street - 1 £40,000 -
Software Testing
South West

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 43 (74.14%) Test Automation
2 42 (72.41%) ISEB
2 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (72.41%) ISTQB
3 37 (63.79%) Waterfall
4 36 (62.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 35 (60.34%) Non-Functional Testing
5 35 (60.34%) BDD
6 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
7 33 (56.90%) Cucumber
8 32 (55.17%) SpecFlow
8 32 (55.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (55.17%) Load Testing
9 31 (53.45%) Test Management
10 26 (44.83%) Line Management
11 24 (41.38%) Security Testing
11 24 (41.38%) Performance Testing
12 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
13 14 (24.14%) Scrum
14 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
14 13 (22.41%) User Stories
15 11 (18.97%) Java
16 10 (17.24%) C#
17 9 (15.52%) SQL
18 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
18 8 (13.79%) System Testing
19 7 (12.07%) Selenium
20 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
20 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
20 6 (10.34%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Cucumber
2 32 (55.17%) SpecFlow
2 32 (55.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.07%) Selenium
4 3 (5.17%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) Geb
5 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) JMeter
5 1 (1.72%) MSTest
5 1 (1.72%) Spock
5 1 (1.72%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Analyst
1 33 (56.90%) Test Analyst
2 25 (43.10%) Senior Analyst
2 25 (43.10%) Senior Test Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Tester
4 10 (17.24%) Software Tester
5 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Systems Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Trainer
7 5 (8.62%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Test Specialist
10 1 (1.72%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (74.14%) Test Automation
2 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (63.79%) Waterfall
4 35 (60.34%) BDD
4 35 (60.34%) Non-Functional Testing
5 32 (55.17%) Load Testing
6 31 (53.45%) Test Management
7 26 (44.83%) Line Management
8 24 (41.38%) Performance Testing
8 24 (41.38%) Security Testing
9 14 (24.14%) Scrum
10 13 (22.41%) User Stories
11 8 (13.79%) System Testing
11 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
12 6 (10.34%) Case Management
12 6 (10.34%) Project Management
12 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
12 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (8.62%) Functional Testing
13 5 (8.62%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) Java
2 10 (17.24%) C#
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) Groovy
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (72.41%) ISEB
1 42 (72.41%) ISTQB
2 36 (62.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
4 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
5 6 (10.34%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
Bath, Avon
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