The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walton-on-Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 21 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 14.14% 11.43% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.43% 13.79% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 4
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Walton-on-Thames region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 97.98% 82.86% 82.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89 17 22
Average salary £47,500 £34,875 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.20% -26.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Walton-on-Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Walton-on-Thames region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames 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 22 (95.65%) ISEB
1 22 (95.65%) ISTQB
2 19 (82.61%) QA
2 19 (82.61%) XML
3 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
3 18 (78.26%) Software Engineering
3 18 (78.26%) C
3 18 (78.26%) C#
3 18 (78.26%) C++
3 18 (78.26%) Degree
4 15 (65.22%) Project Planning
4 15 (65.22%) Time Management
4 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
4 15 (65.22%) Test Strategy
4 15 (65.22%) InstallShield
4 15 (65.22%) Python
4 15 (65.22%) Perl
5 14 (60.87%) Regression Testing
5 14 (60.87%) Ruby
5 14 (60.87%) VoIP
5 14 (60.87%) Red Hat
5 14 (60.87%) UNIX
5 14 (60.87%) Windows
5 14 (60.87%) Solaris
5 14 (60.87%) Linux
5 14 (60.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Aerospace
6 5 (21.74%) Automotive
7 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) InstallShield
General
1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Aerospace
2 5 (21.74%) Automotive
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Analyst
2 19 (82.61%) QA Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Junior Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Junior
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) UNIX
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
1 14 (60.87%) Solaris
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 15 (65.22%) Project Planning
2 15 (65.22%) Time Management
2 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
2 15 (65.22%) Test Strategy
3 14 (60.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (60.87%) Regression Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow Management
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) UML
4 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) Use Case
4 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C
1 18 (78.26%) C#
1 18 (78.26%) C++
2 15 (65.22%) Perl
2 15 (65.22%) Python
3 14 (60.87%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) ISEB
1 22 (95.65%) ISTQB
2 18 (78.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (82.61%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Red Hat