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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 74 79
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton - 1.40% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.62% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Median salary - £41,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.46%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Testing
Hampshire

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
523 618 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.15% 86.68% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 421 565 549
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 14 (87.50%) Regression Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (68.75%) Selenium
3 11 (68.75%) Performance Testing
3 11 (68.75%) SoapUI
4 10 (62.50%) BDD
4 10 (62.50%) Test Planning
4 10 (62.50%) SDLC
4 10 (62.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
5 9 (56.25%) QA
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) ISEB
6 8 (50.00%) Scrum
7 7 (43.75%) C#
8 6 (37.50%) Retail
8 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 4 (25.00%) Degree
9 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
10 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
10 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering

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 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
1 11 (68.75%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 3 (18.75%) QA Manager
3 3 (18.75%) QA Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Regression Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (68.75%) Performance Testing
4 10 (62.50%) BDD
4 10 (62.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 10 (62.50%) SDLC
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 10 (62.50%) Test Planning
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
7 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
1 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
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