The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Basingstoke region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 48 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 17 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.45% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 1
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +7.01%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
478 515 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 96.96% 97.91% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 421 457 434
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of job ads across the Basingstoke region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Basingstoke region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Basingstoke region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 14 (82.35%) JIRA
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 14 (82.35%) MySQL
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
2 14 (82.35%) Bugzilla
2 14 (82.35%) Trac
2 14 (82.35%) Relational Database
2 14 (82.35%) Issue Tracking
3 13 (76.47%) Automation Testing
3 13 (76.47%) Java
4 12 (70.59%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) iPad
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) IVR
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) ISEB
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) MySQL
1 14 (82.35%) Relational Database
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Bugzilla
1 14 (82.35%) JIRA
1 14 (82.35%) Selenium
1 14 (82.35%) Trac
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Debian
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) SUSE
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (82.35%) E-Commerce
1 14 (82.35%) Issue Tracking
2 13 (76.47%) Automation Testing
3 12 (70.59%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago