The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 35 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 3.81% 0.45% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 0.52% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Median salary £26,000 £40,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +77.77%  
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 Norfolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Norfolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 188 194 203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 89.52% 87.00% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 132 146 166
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Norfolk

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Norfolk

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Norfolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Norfolk over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Norfolk

Software Testing
Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 8 £26,000 -
Software Testing
East of England

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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) QA
4 6 (40.00%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 4 (26.67%) Ruby
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) Apache Flex
5 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (26.67%) User Experience
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (26.67%) RESTful
5 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) XHTML
5 4 (26.67%) HTTP
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Line Management
5 4 (26.67%) Virtual Team Management
5 4 (26.67%) Virtual Team

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
General
1 3 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) Apache Flex
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
2 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
1 4 (26.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Line Management
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (26.67%) Use Case
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft