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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 47 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.53% 1.60% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 2.01% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £35,750 £33,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.92% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
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
238 298 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 66.85% 79.47% 78.62%
Number of salaries quoted 216 271 280
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 25 (48.08%) ISTQB
3 21 (40.38%) ISEB
3 21 (40.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 20 (38.46%) TDD
5 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
6 17 (32.69%) Manual Testing
6 17 (32.69%) C#
7 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 16 (30.77%) Test Scripting
8 14 (26.92%) Degree
8 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (23.08%) Scrum
11 11 (21.15%) SQL
12 10 (19.23%) C++
12 10 (19.23%) Windows
12 10 (19.23%) Information Management
12 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
12 10 (19.23%) CTC Cleared
12 10 (19.23%) QA
12 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
12 10 (19.23%) Resource Management
12 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
13 9 (17.31%) ATDD
13 9 (17.31%) BDD
13 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (17.31%) Performance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) Node.js
2 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (7.69%) NUnit
2 4 (7.69%) MSTest
3 2 (3.85%) Selenium
3 2 (3.85%) Moq
3 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Test Manager
2 13 (25.00%) Tester
3 10 (19.23%) Senior Manager
3 10 (19.23%) Senior Test Manager
4 9 (17.31%) Test Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Web Tester
6 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Junior
8 4 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Junior Test Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) QA Manager
10 2 (3.85%) Software Tester
10 2 (3.85%) QA Test Manager
11 1 (1.92%) Automation Tester
11 1 (1.92%) QA Automation Engineer
11 1 (1.92%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) WPF
2 7 (13.46%) LINQ
3 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (5.77%) Regular Expression
4 3 (5.77%) XML
5 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.85%) Qt
6 1 (1.92%) HTML5
6 1 (1.92%) CSS3
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
6 1 (1.92%) Ajax
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 20 (38.46%) TDD
3 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
4 17 (32.69%) Manual Testing
5 16 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 12 (23.08%) Scrum
8 10 (19.23%) Information Management
8 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
8 10 (19.23%) Resource Management
9 9 (17.31%) ATDD
9 9 (17.31%) BDD
9 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (17.31%) Performance Testing
9 9 (17.31%) System Testing
10 8 (15.38%) OO
10 8 (15.38%) User Stories
11 7 (13.46%) MVVM
11 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) C#
2 11 (21.15%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) C++
4 8 (15.38%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.77%) VB
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) C
7 2 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) ISTQB
2 21 (40.38%) ISEB
3 14 (26.92%) Degree
4 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 10 (19.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) MathWorks
4 4 (7.69%) Telerik
4 4 (7.69%) Red Gate