The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 216 208 215
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Web Testing 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.058% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.072% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 1
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -27.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Web 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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4956 4161 4246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.94% 80.41% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4001 3545 3748
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Web Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Web Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Web Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Web Testing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset -14 10 £30,000 -17.80%
Bristol -1 1 £25,000 +25.00%
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Web Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Web Testing.

1 11 (73.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) CMS
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) QA
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) WATIR
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) DTV
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Web Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Web Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.67%) WATIR
3 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Tester
2 11 (73.33%) Analyst
3 10 (66.67%) Test Analyst
4 9 (60.00%) Software Tester
4 9 (60.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Web Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP