The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Taunton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - - 14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - - 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £31,503
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 81.48% 83.33% 72.34%
Number of salaries quoted 58 25 32
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £39,160
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -18.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £29,401
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
Somerset

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 8 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared