The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 27 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.50% - 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% - 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £32,500 - £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 75 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 96.25% 77.32% 88.68%
Number of salaries quoted 51 71 26
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £26,222
10% offered a salary of more than £49,056 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of job ads across the Taunton 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 Taunton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Taunton

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

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

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) ISEB
2 12 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) BDD
3 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
4 10 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
5 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
5 9 (64.29%) SpecFlow
5 9 (64.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Line Management
5 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
6 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (57.14%) Load Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Test Management
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) User Stories
8 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) C#
9 2 (14.29%) Java
9 2 (14.29%) .NET
9 2 (14.29%) Selenium
10 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (7.14%) Security Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
1 9 (64.29%) SpecFlow
2 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
1 12 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 11 (78.57%) BDD
4 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
5 9 (64.29%) Line Management
5 9 (64.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Load Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Test Management
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) User Stories
8 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.14%) DevOps
9 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
9 1 (7.14%) TDD
9 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) ISEB
2 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft