The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 1.06% 8.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 8.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £37,028 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.93% -  
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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 88 91 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 93.62% 91.00% 80.39%
Number of salaries quoted 65 76 29
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,079 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,050 £50,000 £44,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Taunton

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 Taunton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) JBehave
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) JBehave
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
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