The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 29 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 4.64% 0.22% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.64% 0.27% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
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 Woking region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 368 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 82.28% 80.00% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 186 341 269
Average salary £53,500 £48,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.45% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Woking

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Woking region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Woking

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 13 (65.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) WPF
7 4 (20.00%) LINQ
7 4 (20.00%) NUnit
7 4 (20.00%) MSTest
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
7 4 (20.00%) MathWorks
7 4 (20.00%) Telerik
7 4 (20.00%) Red Gate
7 4 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (20.00%) MVVM
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) VB
7 4 (20.00%) MATLAB
8 3 (15.00%) C
8 3 (15.00%) MS Office

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (20.00%) NUnit
2 4 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Tester
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Tester
7 1 (5.00%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) WPF
2 4 (20.00%) LINQ
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) Regular Expression
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) MVVM
3 4 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) ATDD
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) VB
3 4 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) MathWorks
2 4 (20.00%) Telerik
2 4 (20.00%) Red Gate