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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 18 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 1.12% - 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% - 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
60 89 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 67.42% 83.18% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 49 64 131
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft