The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 59 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.88% 0.83% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.13% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £27,750 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 532 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 79.78% 73.99% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 307 444 416
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £66,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 9 (90.00%) Degree
1 9 (90.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) NUnit
3 6 (60.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) PyUnit
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) ISEB
5 4 (40.00%) Electronics
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) User Stories
5 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) NUnit
1 6 (60.00%) PyUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) IVR
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (40.00%) User Stories
4 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) C++
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft