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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 187 175 153
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 310 366 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.69% 1.74% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.04% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 241 322 324
Median salary £37,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
15690 17941 19266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.47% 85.31% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13192 14374 15372
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -13 70 £35,000 -4.76% 6
Buckinghamshire +46 56 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Berkshire +2 53 £45,000 - 1
Surrey -45 41 £32,500 -18.75% 9
Oxfordshire +3 37 £28,500 -12.30% 4
East Sussex +25 28 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Kent +22 20 £42,500 +13.33%
West Sussex -5 6 £26,750 -22.46% 1
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 245 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (32.76%) ISEB
3 197 (30.73%) QA
4 182 (28.39%) ISTQB
5 152 (23.71%) Selenium
5 152 (23.71%) Test Scripting
6 148 (23.09%) Regression Testing
7 145 (22.62%) Finance
8 141 (22.00%) SQL
8 141 (22.00%) Automated Testing
9 135 (21.06%) Degree
9 135 (21.06%) Windows
10 133 (20.75%) Test Automation
11 125 (19.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 121 (18.88%) SDLC
13 112 (17.47%) Software Engineering
14 111 (17.32%) Functional Testing
15 106 (16.54%) Manual Testing
16 105 (16.38%) C#
16 105 (16.38%) Java
17 104 (16.22%) Scrum
18 89 (13.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 86 (13.42%) Linux
20 85 (13.26%) .NET
21 84 (13.10%) C++
22 83 (12.95%) Microsoft
23 76 (11.86%) Test Strategy
24 72 (11.23%) Performance Testing
25 70 (10.92%) JavaScript
26 66 (10.30%) Non-Functional Testing

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 33 (5.15%) CMS
2 18 (2.81%) IIS
3 9 (1.40%) Apache
4 8 (1.25%) JBoss
5 6 (0.94%) Confluence
5 6 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.78%) ColdFusion
7 4 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.43%) MS Office
3 9 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Primavera
1 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Maximo
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.25%) SaaS
2 4 (0.62%) Office 365
3 3 (0.47%) GitHub
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Force.com
5 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 21 (3.28%) Firewall
3 18 (2.81%) VoIP
4 17 (2.65%) DNS
4 17 (2.65%) Internet
5 10 (1.56%) HTTP
6 6 (0.94%) Wireless
7 5 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.62%) 4G
8 4 (0.62%) IPsec
8 4 (0.62%) Network Security
9 3 (0.47%) 802.15
9 3 (0.47%) SNMP
9 3 (0.47%) VLAN
10 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.31%) Extranet
10 2 (0.31%) RS-485
11 1 (0.16%) RS-232
11 1 (0.16%) snoop
11 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.30%) MySQL
3 21 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.18%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.62%) GIS
10 4 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.62%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.62%) QlikView
11 3 (0.47%) Big Data
11 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 152 (23.71%) Selenium
2 57 (8.89%) JMeter
3 55 (8.58%) HP UFT
4 51 (7.96%) JIRA
4 51 (7.96%) Visual Studio
5 40 (6.24%) WebDriver
6 33 (5.15%) LoadRunner
7 26 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (3.90%) SoapUI
9 24 (3.74%) Git (software)
10 20 (3.12%) Subversion
11 18 (2.81%) Gatling
11 18 (2.81%) InstallShield
12 17 (2.65%) TestNG
13 16 (2.50%) Cucumber
14 14 (2.18%) SpecFlow
15 13 (2.03%) NUnit
16 12 (1.87%) Jenkins
17 11 (1.72%) Bugzilla
17 11 (1.72%) TestDirector
General
1 145 (22.62%) Finance
2 65 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 37 (5.77%) Banking
4 36 (5.62%) Retail
5 21 (3.28%) Games
6 20 (3.12%) Marketing
7 19 (2.96%) Automotive
8 15 (2.34%) Publishing
9 13 (2.03%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.87%) Aerospace
10 12 (1.87%) Back Office
10 12 (1.87%) Electronics
11 7 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.78%) Legal
13 4 (0.62%) German Language
13 4 (0.62%) Local Government
14 2 (0.31%) Advertising
14 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 233 (36.35%) Analyst
2 187 (29.17%) Test Analyst
3 159 (24.80%) Tester
4 80 (12.48%) Test Engineer
5 78 (12.17%) Automation Tester
6 56 (8.74%) QA Analyst
7 51 (7.96%) Test Manager
8 50 (7.80%) Automation Test Analyst
9 48 (7.49%) QA Test Analyst
10 46 (7.18%) Software Tester
11 40 (6.24%) Test Leader
12 39 (6.08%) Junior
12 39 (6.08%) Software Engineer
13 37 (5.77%) QA Tester
13 37 (5.77%) Software Analyst
14 36 (5.62%) Developer
14 36 (5.62%) QA Automation Analyst
15 35 (5.46%) Senior Analyst
15 35 (5.46%) Senior Test Analyst
16 31 (4.84%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (13.26%) .NET
2 61 (9.52%) HTML
3 44 (6.86%) XML
4 34 (5.30%) Ajax
5 32 (4.99%) CSS
6 19 (2.96%) ASP.NET
7 16 (2.50%) J2EE
7 16 (2.50%) jQuery
7 16 (2.50%) STL
7 16 (2.50%) Web Services
8 15 (2.34%) HTML5
8 15 (2.34%) MFC
9 14 (2.18%) CSS3
9 14 (2.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (1.09%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (1.09%) Java EE
11 6 (0.94%) SOAP
12 5 (0.78%) RESTful
13 4 (0.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 4 (0.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 37 (5.77%) User Experience
4 26 (4.06%) Mathematics
5 23 (3.59%) Client/Server
6 18 (2.81%) N-Tier
7 14 (2.18%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.72%) Derivative
10 11 (1.72%) Life Science
11 9 (1.40%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.40%) Fintech
11 9 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.25%) Physics
13 7 (1.09%) IVR
14 6 (0.94%) AS400
14 6 (0.94%) iSeries
14 6 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 135 (21.06%) Windows
2 86 (13.42%) Linux
3 44 (6.86%) Unix
4 25 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.59%) Solaris
6 11 (1.72%) Android
7 10 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.40%) CentOS
8 9 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.78%) AIX
11 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.47%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (23.71%) Test Scripting
3 148 (23.09%) Regression Testing
4 141 (22.00%) Automated Testing
5 133 (20.75%) Test Automation
6 125 (19.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 121 (18.88%) SDLC
8 112 (17.47%) Software Engineering
9 111 (17.32%) Functional Testing
10 106 (16.54%) Manual Testing
11 104 (16.22%) Scrum
12 76 (11.86%) Test Strategy
13 72 (11.23%) Performance Testing
14 66 (10.30%) Non-Functional Testing
15 63 (9.83%) Test Management
16 59 (9.20%) System Testing
17 53 (8.27%) Waterfall
18 47 (7.33%) Automation Testing
19 46 (7.18%) Project Management
20 44 (6.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 141 (22.00%) SQL
2 105 (16.38%) C#
2 105 (16.38%) Java
3 84 (13.10%) C++
4 70 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 61 (9.52%) Perl
6 58 (9.05%) Python
7 39 (6.08%) C
8 36 (5.62%) T-SQL
9 33 (5.15%) VB
10 24 (3.74%) Ruby
11 23 (3.59%) VBScript
12 16 (2.50%) R
13 13 (2.03%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 13 (2.03%) VC++
14 10 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.94%) PHP
16 4 (0.62%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.31%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 210 (32.76%) ISEB
2 182 (28.39%) ISTQB
3 135 (21.06%) Degree
4 89 (13.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (2.96%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (1.40%) RHCE
6 9 (1.40%) RHCSA
7 6 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.62%) MBA
9 4 (0.62%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.31%) CITP
10 2 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) HND
11 1 (0.16%) MCITP
11 1 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.16%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (30.73%) QA
2 9 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.94%) COSO
4 6 (0.94%) ISO22301
4 6 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.94%) SDET
5 4 (0.62%) ISO13485
5 4 (0.62%) MISRA
5 4 (0.62%) SLA
6 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.31%) GAMP
System Software
1 20 (3.12%) Hyper-V
1 20 (3.12%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.62%) Firmware
4 3 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 58 (9.05%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.40%) Puppet
3 5 (0.78%) Control-M
4 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.16%) Nessus
5 1 (0.16%) Nmap
Vendors
1 83 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.36%) HP
3 43 (6.71%) Oracle
4 29 (4.52%) Red Hat
5 23 (3.59%) VMware
6 16 (2.50%) IBM
7 12 (1.87%) Sophos
8 9 (1.40%) MKS
8 9 (1.40%) TOWER Software
9 8 (1.25%) EMC
10 4 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.62%) SAP
11 3 (0.47%) Google
11 3 (0.47%) NICE Systems
12 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.31%) Telelogic
13 1 (0.16%) Borland
13 1 (0.16%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.16%) CODA
13 1 (0.16%) Juniper
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nakama
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + parking, cycle to work scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Healthcare + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus (up to) 20% bonus plus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55k
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IDBS
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive base + package
Posted: 15 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago