The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 1.30% 0.90% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.21% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +96.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +2.14% -3.44%  

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 High Wycombe with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
High Wycombe
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 165 260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 77.92% 73.99% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 92 145 197
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe

Software Testing
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Audio Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Hardware Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware