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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 23 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 7.92% - 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% - 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Median salary £32,500 - £20,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
94 26 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 93.07% 68.42% 92.39%
Number of salaries quoted 74 21 76
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,079 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Line Management
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
6 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Test Management
7 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
8 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (11.11%) QA

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior .NET Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Line Management
4 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft