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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 24 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.47% 6.34% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 7.43% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Average salary £33,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
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
88 175 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 54.32% 85.37% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64 125 110
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) VB6
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) WinForms
1 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) WinForms
1 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft