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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 39 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 25 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 5.25% 0.50% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.27% 0.65% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +60.46%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
344 309 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 72.27% 77.44% 79.73%
Number of salaries quoted 301 282 265
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 August 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Woking

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 1 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 (54.90%) ISTQB
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) ISEB
3 24 (47.06%) QuickTest Pro
3 24 (47.06%) Automated Testing
4 22 (43.14%) Test Automation
5 20 (39.22%) Test Scripting
5 20 (39.22%) TDD
6 16 (31.37%) C#
7 15 (29.41%) Scrum
8 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
8 13 (25.49%) Test Strategy
9 12 (23.53%) ATDD
9 12 (23.53%) BDD
9 12 (23.53%) System Testing
9 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (23.53%) Degree
10 11 (21.57%) Performance Testing
11 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
11 10 (19.61%) CTC Cleared
11 10 (19.61%) Resource Management
11 10 (19.61%) QA
11 10 (19.61%) User Stories
11 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
11 10 (19.61%) Information Management
11 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
11 10 (19.61%) Java
12 9 (17.65%) C++
12 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 8 (15.69%) SQL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
2 2 (3.92%) Moq
2 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Tester
2 15 (29.41%) Test Manager
3 10 (19.61%) Web Tester
3 10 (19.61%) Senior Manager
3 10 (19.61%) Senior Test Manager
4 9 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Junior
7 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) QA Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Systems Tester
9 2 (3.92%) QA Test Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.96%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) WPF
2 3 (5.88%) LINQ
3 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.92%) Qt
4 1 (1.96%) HTML5
4 1 (1.96%) CSS3
4 1 (1.96%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Physics
3 1 (1.96%) Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Automated Testing
3 22 (43.14%) Test Automation
4 20 (39.22%) Test Scripting
4 20 (39.22%) TDD
5 15 (29.41%) Scrum
6 13 (25.49%) Test Strategy
7 12 (23.53%) ATDD
7 12 (23.53%) BDD
7 12 (23.53%) System Testing
7 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (21.57%) Performance Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Resource Management
9 10 (19.61%) User Stories
9 10 (19.61%) Information Management
9 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
10 6 (11.76%) Service Management
10 6 (11.76%) ITSM
10 6 (11.76%) Automation Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) C#
2 10 (19.61%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) C++
4 8 (15.69%) SQL
5 3 (5.88%) Python
5 3 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (54.90%) ISTQB
2 24 (47.06%) ISEB
3 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
4 12 (23.53%) Degree
5 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
5 10 (19.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.96%) MathWorks
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