The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Woking region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 50 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 3.17% 1.25% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 1.82% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 10
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £35,000 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
358 275 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 81.00% 68.75% 73.23%
Number of salaries quoted 333 251 236
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £71,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
Surrey

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 18 April 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Woking

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 5 (33.33%) System Testing
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) ATDD
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Ruby
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) WPF
7 3 (20.00%) LINQ
7 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) User Stories

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (6.67%) ColdFusion
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (13.33%) Moq
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) WPF
1 3 (20.00%) LINQ
2 2 (13.33%) Qt
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Equities
2 1 (6.67%) Blog
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 5 (33.33%) System Testing
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) ATDD
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (20.00%) MVVM
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9000
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Fidessa
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) MathWorks
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
Woking, Surrey
SFW
Salary: Up to £50K + benefits incl. profit share
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Woking
Real Staffing
Posted: 11 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago