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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 54 56
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.82% 0.97% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 1.12% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 8
Median salary £37,500 £40,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.97% -25.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 305 448 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 86.16% 87.16% 91.51%
Number of salaries quoted 264 402 408
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 13 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) VB.NET
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
4 7 (36.84%) Web Application Development
4 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Data Management
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (26.32%) Google
6 5 (26.32%) Marketing
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (26.32%) ERP
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) CA
6 5 (26.32%) Middleware
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
6 5 (26.32%) QA

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:

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Product Owner
4 5 (26.32%) Applications Support
4 5 (26.32%) Junior
4 5 (26.32%) Junior Product Owner
4 5 (26.32%) Product Owner
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate Software Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
3 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) Middleware
4 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
1 5 (26.32%) Wiki
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Android
1 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Web Application Development
3 5 (26.32%) Data Management
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) ERP
3 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 5 (26.32%) Product Management
3 5 (26.32%) Product Marketing
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) CA
2 5 (26.32%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (26.32%) Google