The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 51 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 2.61% 5.20% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 6.00% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £26,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,000 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Software Testing
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Winchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 150 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 79.10% 86.71% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 200 145 154
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 Winchester

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Winchester

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Winchester 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 12 (60.00%) N-Tier
3 12 (60.00%) Content Management
3 12 (60.00%) Selenium
3 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (55.00%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (55.00%) Test Management
4 11 (55.00%) Mentoring
5 10 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 10 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
7 8 (40.00%) OO
8 7 (35.00%) OOP
8 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (35.00%) PHP
8 7 (35.00%) MySQL
8 7 (35.00%) CSS
8 7 (35.00%) Marketing
8 7 (35.00%) Symfony
8 7 (35.00%) Email Marketing
8 7 (35.00%) jQuery
8 7 (35.00%) LAMP
8 7 (35.00%) User Experience
8 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (20.00%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Winchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (10.00%) JMeter
3 2 (10.00%) NUnit
3 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) MSTest
General
1 7 (35.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 8 (40.00%) Tester
2 7 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
1 7 (35.00%) LAMP
1 7 (35.00%) Symfony
1 7 (35.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 12 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 7 (35.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Content Management
2 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (55.00%) Test Management
3 11 (55.00%) Mentoring
4 10 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (40.00%) OO
7 7 (35.00%) OOP
7 7 (35.00%) Email Marketing
7 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.00%) ITIL
9 1 (5.00%) OOD
9 1 (5.00%) User Stories
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Fortran
4 1 (5.00%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) Mapinfo
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago