The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Essex / Basildon
Rank - 19 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basildon - 5.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Basildon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 19 70 68
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basildon 82.61% 95.89% 86.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 50
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,500 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basildon citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Basildon

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Basildon.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Basildon

Software Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Basildon region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP