Period
to 20 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 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 6 months to 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Hampshire > Farnborough
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 71 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 1.20% 1.87% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.22% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 15
Farnborough median annual salary £31,500 £31,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.61% -40.95% +36.36%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,475 £28,800
90th Percentile £33,250 £35,000 £70,000
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +8.30%

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 Farnborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Farnborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 490 631 495
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 83.76% 84.13% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 386 518 428
Farnborough median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,675 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,600 £62,800 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +4.94%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Farnborough.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Farnborough

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) SLA
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) QA

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Team Leader
1 4 (57.14%) Team Leader
1 4 (57.14%) Test Leader
1 4 (57.14%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Graduate
2 3 (42.86%) Graduate Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Graduate Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Junior
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 3 (42.86%) QA