Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Poole 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Dorset > Poole
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 41 40
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 1.90% 3.83% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 4.64% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 1
Poole median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -16.18% +4.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £36,000 £36,000
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.04% -18.57% +7.69%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Poole with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Poole
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 328 237 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 88.89% 82.58% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 313 228 201
Poole median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,496 £50,000 £50,000
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year -0.66% +3.42% -2.67%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Poole

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Poole

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Poole region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Data Management
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Fault Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) MSTest
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
3 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Image Processing

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole 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 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) QA Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Software QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Data Management
2 6 (85.71%) Fault Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA