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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 47 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 23 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.77% 1.52% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 1.86% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 3
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £69,500 £40,400
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
524 645 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 85.90% 81.44% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 475 605 668
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
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 26 February 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) SQL
3 16 (66.67%) C#
4 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
5 13 (54.17%) Selenium
6 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (50.00%) Scrum
7 11 (45.83%) ISEB
8 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
8 10 (41.67%) Degree
9 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
9 9 (37.50%) Retail
9 9 (37.50%) Java
9 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
9 9 (37.50%) SDLC
10 8 (33.33%) Test Planning
10 8 (33.33%) SoapUI
11 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
11 7 (29.17%) Exploratory Testing
11 7 (29.17%) QA
11 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
12 6 (25.00%) Ruby
12 6 (25.00%) Back Office
12 6 (25.00%) C++
13 5 (20.83%) OOP
13 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
13 5 (20.83%) TDD
13 5 (20.83%) BDD
14 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing

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 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MS Access
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Selenium
2 8 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (37.50%) Retail
2 6 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 14 (58.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Software Quality Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 9 (37.50%) SDLC
5 8 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 7 (29.17%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
7 5 (20.83%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) OOP
7 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Analytics
8 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
8 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 9 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) C++
5 6 (25.00%) Ruby
6 4 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) ISEB
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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