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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 25 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.69% 3.96% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.02% 5.00% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 2
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +5.26%
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 Stevenage region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
122 80 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 85.31% 79.21% 68.18%
Number of salaries quoted 118 65 72
Median salary £43,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

The demand trend of job ads across the Stevenage 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 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 19 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 21 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 11 (84.62%) ISEB
1 11 (84.62%) Scrum
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) TDD
1 11 (84.62%) ISTQB
1 11 (84.62%) QA
1 11 (84.62%) Selenium
1 11 (84.62%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
1 11 (84.62%) WebDriver
1 11 (84.62%) BDD
1 11 (84.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Selenium
1 11 (84.62%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
1 11 (84.62%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) BDD
1 11 (84.62%) Scrum
1 11 (84.62%) TDD
1 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
1 11 (84.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) ISEB
1 11 (84.62%) ISTQB
1 11 (84.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle