Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 30 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 0.70% 10.20% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 10.81% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 2
Taunton median annual salary - £32,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.64% -10.81%
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +25.00% -20.00%

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 Taunton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Taunton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 131 185 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 92.25% 94.39% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 105 147 107
Taunton median annual salary £41,377 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% +12.86% +4.48%
10th Percentile £24,600 £25,000 £21,800
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Somerset median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +7.14%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

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 20 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

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 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center