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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 47 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 3.56% 3.56% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 4.27% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 5
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
254 375 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 75.37% 83.52% 70.72%
Number of salaries quoted 251 344 260
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,600 £60,000
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 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 24 April 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Woking

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
3 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
4 10 (47.62%) TDD
4 10 (47.62%) ISEB
5 9 (42.86%) C#
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) Selenium
6 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (33.33%) System Testing
6 7 (33.33%) BDD
6 7 (33.33%) ATDD
7 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
7 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) C++
7 6 (28.57%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (19.05%) WPF
9 4 (19.05%) Workflow
9 4 (19.05%) Derivative
9 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
9 4 (19.05%) WinForms
9 4 (19.05%) Equities
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
10 3 (14.29%) VB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (9.52%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (42.86%) Selenium
3 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Web Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) GUI Developer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) WinForms
1 4 (19.05%) WPF
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Equities
1 4 (19.05%) Derivative
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) EFT
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
3 10 (47.62%) TDD
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (33.33%) BDD
5 7 (33.33%) System Testing
5 7 (33.33%) ATDD
6 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Workflow
9 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
11 1 (4.76%) People Management
11 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
11 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
11 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
11 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) VB
4 3 (14.29%) VB6
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 10 (47.62%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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