Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 76 101
Rank change year-on-year +19 +25 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.85% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 2
Slough median annual salary £26,000 £27,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -28.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £41,767 £29,500 £41,250
Berkshire median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% -5.26% +30.14%

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 599 749 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 85.45% 91.90% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 517 653 915
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £92,500 £82,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Slough

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Slough

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Slough over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Slough region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 18 (90.00%) HTML
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
1 18 (90.00%) CSS
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) QA
3 12 (60.00%) System Testing
3 12 (60.00%) Android
3 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (60.00%) Middleware
3 12 (60.00%) Degree
3 12 (60.00%) XML
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) ERP
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) QA Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) CSS
1 18 (90.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) Middleware
2 12 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Android
1 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ERP
1 12 (60.00%) System Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle