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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 15 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 17.39% 11.11% 54.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.51% 13.33% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 6
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -5.10%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
41 30 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 89.13% 83.33% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 40 22 7
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (100.00%) Perl
1 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) Python
1 16 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 16 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 16 (100.00%) QA
1 16 (100.00%) Time Management
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 16 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 15 (93.75%) Ruby
2 15 (93.75%) ISTQB
2 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 15 (93.75%) Red Hat
2 15 (93.75%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) C++
2 15 (93.75%) UNIX
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Solaris
3 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (62.50%) VoIP
4 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
5 8 (50.00%) C
6 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
6 1 (6.25%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (62.50%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Analyst
1 16 (100.00%) QA Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) QA Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Junior
2 7 (43.75%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) UAT Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) UNIX
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) Solaris
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 16 (100.00%) Time Management
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 16 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
3 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Perl
1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (93.75%) Ruby
2 15 (93.75%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) C++
3 8 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) ISEB
1 15 (93.75%) ISTQB
1 15 (93.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Red Hat