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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 30 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 1.83% 5.08% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 6.12% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £26,500 £38,000 £29,712
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.26% +27.89%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
Somerset

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
88 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 80.73% 83.05% 82.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83 30 31
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,222 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Junior
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Database Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Database Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL