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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 25 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 1.02% 6.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 7.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £29,712 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
89 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 90.82% 82.00% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 75 37 49
Average salary £40,000 £33,727 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.60% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Pension & Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £29,712 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 7 days ago