The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 17 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.45% 1.91% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 2.61% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 8
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% +7.93%
UK excluding London average salary £36,845 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -
Software Testing
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 115 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 67.24% 73.25% 87.57%
Number of salaries quoted 65 89 73
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Stevenage

Software Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared