The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 182 231 192
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -39
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 276 275 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.68% 1.28% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.49% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 230 236 280
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £52,500 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14083 18518 18646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.90% 86.11% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11613 15498 14736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 the South East

Software Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 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
Hampshire -9 54 £44,500 +23.61% 6
Berkshire +69 51 £50,000 - 4
Surrey +1 41 £37,500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +19 36 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Kent +36 29 £45,000 +31.38%
Oxfordshire +24 24 £30,250 -16.55% 2
East Sussex +43 21 £38,113 +1.63% 2
West Sussex +19 19 £44,750 +27.85% 2
Isle of Wight +4 1 £20,500 -41.42%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 South East region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 300 (49.83%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (35.22%) ISEB
3 205 (34.05%) ISTQB
4 194 (32.23%) QA
5 188 (31.23%) Selenium
6 180 (29.90%) SQL
7 166 (27.57%) Degree
8 158 (26.25%) Test Automation
8 158 (26.25%) SDLC
9 153 (25.42%) Test Scripting
10 147 (24.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 144 (23.92%) C#
11 144 (23.92%) Microsoft
12 135 (22.43%) Scrum
13 127 (21.10%) Finance
14 119 (19.77%) .NET
15 118 (19.60%) Regression Testing
16 116 (19.27%) Automated Testing
17 100 (16.61%) Windows
18 95 (15.78%) Manual Testing
19 87 (14.45%) Java
20 86 (14.29%) MS Excel
21 82 (13.62%) SQL Server
21 82 (13.62%) Mentoring
22 80 (13.29%) Test Strategy
23 78 (12.96%) Performance Testing
23 78 (12.96%) Test Management
24 76 (12.62%) Automation Testing
25 74 (12.29%) User Acceptance Testing
26 73 (12.13%) Computer Science

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (3.49%) CMS
2 19 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.16%) IIS
4 10 (1.66%) Confluence
5 7 (1.16%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.33%) SAS
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 86 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.99%) MS Project
3 16 (2.66%) MS Office
4 9 (1.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (1.16%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.66%) Primavera
2 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.00%) SaaS
4 3 (0.50%) IaaS
4 3 (0.50%) PaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.15%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.66%) DNS
3 15 (2.49%) Firewall
3 15 (2.49%) Internet
4 7 (1.16%) InfiniBand
5 5 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.66%) VoIP
6 4 (0.66%) Wireless
7 2 (0.33%) FTP
7 2 (0.33%) Network Security
8 1 (0.17%) 3G
8 1 (0.17%) 4G
8 1 (0.17%) 802.15
8 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.17%) HTTP
8 1 (0.17%) LTE
8 1 (0.17%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.17%) SS7
8 1 (0.17%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.49%) MySQL
3 15 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (1.66%) QlikView
5 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.16%) SAP BW
7 6 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.17%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 188 (31.23%) Selenium
2 61 (10.13%) JIRA
3 56 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (8.97%) Visual Studio
5 50 (8.31%) JMeter
5 50 (8.31%) LoadRunner
6 49 (8.14%) HP UFT
7 41 (6.81%) SoapUI
8 39 (6.48%) WebDriver
9 23 (3.82%) Cucumber
9 23 (3.82%) SpecFlow
9 23 (3.82%) TestNG
10 22 (3.65%) TestComplete
11 19 (3.16%) Gatling
12 16 (2.66%) Jenkins
13 15 (2.49%) Ranorex
14 13 (2.16%) Selenium IDE
14 13 (2.16%) Subversion
15 12 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 10 (1.66%) NUnit
General
1 127 (21.10%) Finance
2 25 (4.15%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.32%) Banking
4 18 (2.99%) Electronics
5 13 (2.16%) Games
6 12 (1.99%) Retail
7 11 (1.83%) Aerospace
7 11 (1.83%) Automotive
7 11 (1.83%) Legal
7 11 (1.83%) Marketing
8 8 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.00%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.66%) Military
11 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 172 (28.57%) Analyst
2 148 (24.58%) Test Analyst
3 131 (21.76%) Tester
4 92 (15.28%) Test Manager
5 71 (11.79%) Automation Tester
6 67 (11.13%) Developer
7 66 (10.96%) Automation Test Analyst
8 59 (9.80%) Test Leader
9 52 (8.64%) Software Tester
10 42 (6.98%) Software Analyst
11 38 (6.31%) Software Test Analyst
12 33 (5.48%) QA Analyst
12 33 (5.48%) Team Leader
12 33 (5.48%) Test Engineer
13 30 (4.98%) Test Team Leader
14 29 (4.82%) QA Tester
15 27 (4.49%) Selenium Tester
16 26 (4.32%) QA Test Analyst
17 24 (3.99%) Junior
17 24 (3.99%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (19.77%) .NET
2 64 (10.63%) HTML
3 47 (7.81%) ASP.NET
4 35 (5.81%) Web Services
5 34 (5.65%) CSS
6 17 (2.82%) XML
7 16 (2.66%) Ajax
8 12 (1.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (1.99%) SOAP
8 12 (1.99%) STL
9 7 (1.16%) CGI
9 7 (1.16%) HTML5
9 7 (1.16%) Spark Streaming
9 7 (1.16%) XSLT
10 6 (1.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.00%) Entity Framework
10 6 (1.00%) Flash
10 6 (1.00%) J2EE
10 6 (1.00%) WCF
11 5 (0.83%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.13%) Computer Science
2 68 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.32%) Client/Server
4 23 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.16%) Mathematics
5 13 (2.16%) Virtual Team
6 12 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.33%) Life Science
7 8 (1.33%) Smart Meter
8 7 (1.16%) Clustering
8 7 (1.16%) Derivative
8 7 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.00%) Biotechnology
9 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.00%) Fintech
9 6 (1.00%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.00%) Online Games
10 5 (0.83%) User Experience
11 3 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 100 (16.61%) Windows
2 58 (9.63%) Linux
3 36 (5.98%) Unix
4 19 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.50%) Solaris
7 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.83%) Android
8 5 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Vista
8 5 (0.83%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.66%) CentOS
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) pSOS
11 1 (0.17%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (49.83%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (26.25%) SDLC
2 158 (26.25%) Test Automation
3 153 (25.42%) Test Scripting
4 135 (22.43%) Scrum
5 118 (19.60%) Regression Testing
6 116 (19.27%) Automated Testing
7 95 (15.78%) Manual Testing
8 82 (13.62%) Mentoring
9 80 (13.29%) Test Strategy
10 78 (12.96%) Performance Testing
10 78 (12.96%) Test Management
11 76 (12.62%) Automation Testing
12 74 (12.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 61 (10.13%) Functional Testing
14 55 (9.14%) BDD
15 53 (8.80%) Project Management
16 50 (8.31%) Software Engineering
16 50 (8.31%) Test Planning
17 46 (7.64%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (29.90%) SQL
2 144 (23.92%) C#
3 87 (14.45%) Java
4 49 (8.14%) JavaScript
5 45 (7.48%) C++
5 45 (7.48%) VB
6 37 (6.15%) T-SQL
7 31 (5.15%) Perl
8 29 (4.82%) Python
9 22 (3.65%) VBScript
10 15 (2.49%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.16%) PHP
12 11 (1.83%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.83%) C
12 11 (1.83%) Ruby
13 7 (1.16%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.66%) ECMAScript
16 3 (0.50%) XQuery
17 2 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 212 (35.22%) ISEB
2 205 (34.05%) ISTQB
3 166 (27.57%) Degree
4 147 (24.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (2.49%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (0.66%) RHCE
7 4 (0.66%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) HND
10 1 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (32.23%) QA
2 6 (1.00%) SLA
3 5 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.50%) COSO
4 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.33%) OpenSSH
3 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (10.96%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (0.83%) Puppet
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 144 (23.92%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.30%) HP
3 26 (4.32%) Oracle
4 13 (2.16%) SAP
5 12 (1.99%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.66%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.66%) EMC
7 9 (1.50%) Remedy
8 7 (1.16%) ANSYS
8 7 (1.16%) VMware
9 6 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.66%) IBM
10 4 (0.66%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.33%) Capita
11 2 (0.33%) Citrix
11 2 (0.33%) T-Plan
12 1 (0.17%) Cisco
12 1 (0.17%) CODA
12 1 (0.17%) Fidessa
12 1 (0.17%) Google
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Training + Career Progression
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £26,621 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Band 3R, circa £26,621 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 24 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Posted: 12 days ago