The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 66 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.26% 1.66% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 2.00% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 1
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -19.75%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
538 601 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 84.46% 83.01% 86.11%
Number of salaries quoted 456 550 586
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 11 (64.71%) SQL
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) Test Planning
4 7 (41.18%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
5 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) ISEB
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Retail
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) BDD
7 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
7 4 (23.53%) Analytics
7 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) C++
7 4 (23.53%) Java

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Test Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
4 3 (17.65%) QA Manager
4 3 (17.65%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
6 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Software QA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) Test Planning
4 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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