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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 19 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 4.35% 2.00% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 2.44% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £33,750 £26,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.35% -30.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £26,500 £38,800
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 Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 82 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 93.48% 82.00% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35 79 30
Median salary £38,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,950 £25,902
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,500 £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 19 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Waterfall
3 15 (88.24%) ISEB
4 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
4 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
5 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
5 13 (76.47%) BDD
5 13 (76.47%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (76.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (70.59%) Line Management
6 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
6 12 (70.59%) SpecFlow
6 12 (70.59%) Cucumber
6 12 (70.59%) Load Testing
7 11 (64.71%) Test Management
7 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
7 11 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
8 6 (35.29%) User Stories
9 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
9 5 (29.41%) Scrum
10 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
10 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
11 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
12 2 (11.76%) Selenium
12 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (11.76%) C#
13 1 (5.88%) Java
13 1 (5.88%) SQL
13 1 (5.88%) VB.NET

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 12 (70.59%) Cucumber
1 12 (70.59%) SpecFlow
2 11 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
1 15 (88.24%) Test Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Waterfall
3 13 (76.47%) BDD
3 13 (76.47%) Non-Functional Testing
3 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
4 12 (70.59%) Line Management
4 12 (70.59%) Load Testing
5 11 (64.71%) Test Management
6 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
6 6 (35.29%) User Stories
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
7 5 (29.41%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
10 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
11 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (5.88%) DevOps
11 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) ISEB
2 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
2 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
3 13 (76.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft