Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 0.91% 3.24% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 4.09% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Stevenage median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45% -19.12%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 174 171 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 79.45% 79.17% 90.78%
Number of salaries quoted 108 147 163
Stevenage median annual salary £37,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.22% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £55,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Stevenage

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Stevenage

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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA