The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 27 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 1.75% 1.12% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.52% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Software Testing
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 66 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 76.32% 74.16% 90.69%
Number of salaries quoted 74 41 159
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 3 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP