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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 49 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 3.20% 1.32% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 1.71% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
297 293 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 67.81% 77.31% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 261 270 282
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Woking

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (52.83%) ISTQB
2 25 (47.17%) Automated Testing
2 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (45.28%) ISEB
3 24 (45.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
5 21 (39.62%) TDD
6 20 (37.74%) Test Scripting
7 17 (32.08%) C#
8 15 (28.30%) Scrum
9 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
9 13 (24.53%) Test Strategy
9 13 (24.53%) Degree
10 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (22.64%) BDD
10 12 (22.64%) ATDD
10 12 (22.64%) System Testing
11 11 (20.75%) Performance Testing
11 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.87%) C++
12 10 (18.87%) Java
12 10 (18.87%) Resource Management
12 10 (18.87%) QA
12 10 (18.87%) Information Management
12 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
12 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
12 10 (18.87%) CTC Cleared
12 10 (18.87%) User Stories
12 10 (18.87%) Mobile App
13 9 (16.98%) SQL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Node.js
2 1 (1.89%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.77%) Moq
2 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.77%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) MSTest
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.89%) JMeter
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Tester
2 15 (28.30%) Test Manager
3 10 (18.87%) Senior Manager
3 10 (18.87%) Senior Test Manager
3 10 (18.87%) Web Tester
4 9 (16.98%) Test Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Junior
8 4 (7.55%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Junior Test Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Software Tester
9 3 (5.66%) QA Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Systems Tester
10 2 (3.77%) QA Test Manager
11 1 (1.89%) Software Analyst
11 1 (1.89%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) WPF
2 4 (7.55%) LINQ
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) Qt
3 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) Ajax
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) CSS3
4 1 (1.89%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.89%) Physics
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Derivative
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Automated Testing
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
3 21 (39.62%) TDD
4 20 (37.74%) Test Scripting
5 15 (28.30%) Scrum
6 13 (24.53%) Test Strategy
7 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (22.64%) BDD
7 12 (22.64%) ATDD
7 12 (22.64%) System Testing
8 11 (20.75%) Performance Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Resource Management
9 10 (18.87%) Information Management
9 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
9 10 (18.87%) User Stories
10 6 (11.32%) Service Management
10 6 (11.32%) ITSM
10 6 (11.32%) Automation Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) C#
2 10 (18.87%) C++
2 10 (18.87%) Java
3 9 (16.98%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) Ruby
4 3 (5.66%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (52.83%) ISTQB
2 24 (45.28%) ISEB
3 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
3 13 (24.53%) Degree
4 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
4 10 (18.87%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Fidessa
3 2 (3.77%) MathWorks
4 1 (1.89%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.89%) Telerik
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago