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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 187 177 183
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 335 372 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.75% 1.75% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.07% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 262 328 259
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
16367 17961 19769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.48% 84.45% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13744 14120 15739
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 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 May 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 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
Hampshire -3 83 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Surrey -24 75 £31,500 -21.25% 6
Berkshire +2 66 £44,000 -2.22% 6
Oxfordshire +26 42 £37,500 +15.38%
Buckinghamshire +35 40 £36,250 +3.57% 5
West Sussex -2 13 £37,500 +11.94%
Kent -18 11 £30,000 -22.58% 2
East Sussex +12 5 - - 3
Middlesex - 2 £53,750 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 229 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (32.49%) ISEB
3 187 (31.48%) QA
4 154 (25.93%) ISTQB
5 149 (25.08%) SQL
6 143 (24.07%) Finance
7 134 (22.56%) Automated Testing
8 132 (22.22%) Regression Testing
9 131 (22.05%) Degree
10 128 (21.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 125 (21.04%) Test Scripting
12 119 (20.03%) Selenium
13 118 (19.87%) Software Engineering
14 113 (19.02%) Test Automation
14 113 (19.02%) Windows
15 111 (18.69%) SDLC
16 101 (17.00%) Manual Testing
17 100 (16.84%) Functional Testing
18 96 (16.16%) C#
19 93 (15.66%) Java
20 89 (14.98%) Microsoft
21 88 (14.81%) Scrum
22 87 (14.65%) Linux
23 78 (13.13%) .NET
24 76 (12.79%) C++
25 74 (12.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 70 (11.78%) HP
27 69 (11.62%) SQL Server
28 64 (10.77%) Test Strategy
29 61 (10.27%) Test Management

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 23 (3.87%) CMS
2 13 (2.19%) ColdFusion
3 11 (1.85%) IIS
4 9 (1.52%) Confluence
5 7 (1.18%) Apache
6 6 (1.01%) JBoss
7 5 (0.84%) Node.js
7 5 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.88%) MS Office
3 16 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Lorenzo
1 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Primavera
3 1 (0.17%) Maximo
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.35%) SaaS
2 3 (0.51%) GitHub
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Force.com
4 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.19%) VoIP
2 11 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.52%) Firewall
3 9 (1.52%) Internet
4 8 (1.35%) DNS
5 6 (1.01%) HTTP
6 5 (0.84%) Network Security
7 4 (0.67%) 4G
7 4 (0.67%) Extranet
7 4 (0.67%) IPsec
8 3 (0.51%) 802.15
8 3 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.51%) SNMP
8 3 (0.51%) VLAN
8 3 (0.51%) Wireless
9 2 (0.34%) VPN
9 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.17%) DHCP
10 1 (0.17%) PPP
10 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.39%) MySQL
3 26 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.36%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.01%) GIS
8 6 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.67%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.51%) Big Data
11 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 119 (20.03%) Selenium
2 54 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 54 (9.09%) JIRA
3 50 (8.42%) Visual Studio
4 34 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 28 (4.71%) WebDriver
7 26 (4.38%) JMeter
7 26 (4.38%) Subversion
8 24 (4.04%) Jenkins
9 20 (3.37%) SoapUI
10 18 (3.03%) LoadRunner
11 17 (2.86%) Bugzilla
12 16 (2.69%) Cucumber
13 15 (2.53%) SpecFlow
14 13 (2.19%) InstallShield
15 11 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 10 (1.68%) TestDirector
17 8 (1.35%) NUnit
18 7 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 143 (24.07%) Finance
2 58 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 39 (6.57%) Banking
4 35 (5.89%) Retail
5 20 (3.37%) Marketing
6 19 (3.20%) Games
7 16 (2.69%) Automotive
8 14 (2.36%) Publishing
9 11 (1.85%) Back Office
10 9 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.01%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.67%) Electronics
13 4 (0.67%) Local Government
14 3 (0.51%) Legal
15 2 (0.34%) Advertising
15 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 236 (39.73%) Analyst
2 187 (31.48%) Test Analyst
3 128 (21.55%) Tester
4 89 (14.98%) Test Engineer
5 48 (8.08%) QA Analyst
6 46 (7.74%) Test Manager
7 44 (7.41%) Automation Tester
8 42 (7.07%) Junior
8 42 (7.07%) Software Engineer
9 40 (6.73%) Automation Test Analyst
9 40 (6.73%) QA Test Analyst
10 39 (6.57%) Senior Analyst
10 39 (6.57%) Senior Test Analyst
10 39 (6.57%) Software Tester
11 37 (6.23%) Software Analyst
12 36 (6.06%) QA Engineer
13 35 (5.89%) QA Tester
14 32 (5.39%) Software Test Engineer
15 28 (4.71%) Software Test Analyst
16 27 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (13.13%) .NET
2 59 (9.93%) HTML
3 44 (7.41%) XML
4 32 (5.39%) CSS
5 19 (3.20%) Ajax
6 17 (2.86%) jQuery
6 17 (2.86%) STL
7 15 (2.53%) HTML5
7 15 (2.53%) MFC
8 14 (2.36%) J2EE
9 13 (2.19%) CSS3
9 13 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (2.19%) Web Services
10 10 (1.68%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.52%) SOAP
12 7 (1.18%) Java EE
13 6 (1.01%) RESTful
14 5 (0.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 5 (0.84%) OpenCL
14 5 (0.84%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.24%) Computer Science
3 39 (6.57%) User Experience
4 34 (5.72%) Mathematics
5 19 (3.20%) Client/Server
5 19 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.86%) N-Tier
7 14 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (2.19%) IVR
8 13 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.85%) Derivative
10 10 (1.68%) Statistics
11 8 (1.35%) Physics
12 6 (1.01%) AS400
12 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.01%) iSeries
12 6 (1.01%) Smart Meter
13 5 (0.84%) Cybercrime
13 5 (0.84%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 113 (19.02%) Windows
2 87 (14.65%) Linux
3 40 (6.73%) Unix
4 19 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.36%) Solaris
6 12 (2.02%) Android
6 12 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.85%) CentOS
7 11 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) Tizen
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (22.56%) Automated Testing
3 132 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 128 (21.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 125 (21.04%) Test Scripting
6 118 (19.87%) Software Engineering
7 113 (19.02%) Test Automation
8 111 (18.69%) SDLC
9 101 (17.00%) Manual Testing
10 100 (16.84%) Functional Testing
11 88 (14.81%) Scrum
12 64 (10.77%) Test Strategy
13 61 (10.27%) Test Management
14 50 (8.42%) Non-Functional Testing
14 50 (8.42%) System Testing
15 47 (7.91%) Performance Testing
15 47 (7.91%) Project Management
16 45 (7.58%) Web Development
17 44 (7.41%) Waterfall
18 42 (7.07%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (25.08%) SQL
2 96 (16.16%) C#
3 93 (15.66%) Java
4 76 (12.79%) C++
5 60 (10.10%) Python
6 58 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 51 (8.59%) Perl
8 30 (5.05%) C
9 29 (4.88%) T-SQL
10 27 (4.55%) Ruby
11 22 (3.70%) PHP
12 18 (3.03%) VB
13 17 (2.86%) R
13 17 (2.86%) VBScript
14 16 (2.69%) Bash Shell
15 13 (2.19%) Shell Script
16 12 (2.02%) VC++
17 11 (1.85%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.84%) MATLAB
19 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 193 (32.49%) ISEB
2 154 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 131 (22.05%) Degree
4 74 (12.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (4.38%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.85%) RHCE
6 11 (1.85%) RHCSA
7 8 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (1.01%) MBA
10 5 (0.84%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.67%) CCNA
11 4 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.67%) CITP
11 4 (0.67%) HND
11 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (31.48%) QA
2 12 (2.02%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.68%) COSO
3 10 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.68%) ISO22301
3 10 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.01%) SDET
5 5 (0.84%) ISO13485
5 5 (0.84%) MISRA
6 4 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.67%) SLA
7 3 (0.51%) HL7
8 2 (0.34%) GAMP
System Software
1 17 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 14 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.67%) Firmware
4 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.17%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (9.60%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.85%) Puppet
3 3 (0.51%) Nessus
3 3 (0.51%) Nmap
4 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 89 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 70 (11.78%) HP
3 40 (6.73%) Oracle
4 26 (4.38%) Red Hat
5 20 (3.37%) VMware
6 12 (2.02%) Sophos
7 11 (1.85%) IBM
7 11 (1.85%) MKS
7 11 (1.85%) TOWER Software
8 6 (1.01%) SAP
9 5 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.51%) Coverity
10 3 (0.51%) NICE Systems
10 3 (0.51%) Splunk
11 2 (0.34%) Cisco
11 2 (0.34%) Telelogic
11 2 (0.34%) T-Plan
12 1 (0.17%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.17%) CODA
12 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
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