The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 9.52% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 90.48% 100.00% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 7
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Southport

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Southport

Software Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Southport

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southport region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) WATIR
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 5 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 5 (100.00%) WinSCP
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southport by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southport region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 5 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 5 (100.00%) WATIR
1 5 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA