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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 36 51 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +26
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 31 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.15% 1.08% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 1.28% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 5 9
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £36,500 £31,900
UK excluding London median 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
428 390 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 84.92% 83.87% 81.28%
Number of salaries quoted 347 318 467
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of job ads across the Basingstoke region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 36 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (50.00%) C++
3 23 (50.00%) Linux
4 21 (45.65%) Windows
5 20 (43.48%) OO
5 20 (43.48%) SQL
6 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
6 19 (41.30%) Subversion
6 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
7 18 (39.13%) Degree
8 17 (36.96%) Bugzilla
8 17 (36.96%) E-Commerce
8 17 (36.96%) T-SQL
8 17 (36.96%) MySQL
8 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
8 17 (36.96%) JIRA
8 17 (36.96%) Web Testing
8 17 (36.96%) Relational Database
9 16 (34.78%) Mobile App
10 13 (28.26%) IVR
11 12 (26.09%) OOP
11 12 (26.09%) MFC
12 11 (23.91%) .NET
13 10 (21.74%) R
13 10 (21.74%) Validation
13 10 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
14 9 (19.57%) Selenium
15 8 (17.39%) HP

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) SNMP
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) MySQL
1 17 (36.96%) Relational Database
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
1 19 (41.30%) Subversion
2 17 (36.96%) Bugzilla
2 17 (36.96%) JIRA
3 9 (19.57%) Selenium
4 4 (8.70%) HP UFT
4 4 (8.70%) Robotium
5 3 (6.52%) Appium
General
1 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Software Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Software Test Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Test Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Software Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Software Test Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Software Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Software Test Manager
6 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) MFC
2 11 (23.91%) .NET
3 3 (6.52%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) CORBA
5 1 (2.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) HTML
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) J2EE
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) JSON
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
5 1 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Mobile App
2 13 (28.26%) IVR
3 7 (15.22%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (10.87%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (45.65%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) OO
4 17 (36.96%) E-Commerce
4 17 (36.96%) Web Testing
5 12 (26.09%) OOP
6 10 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (21.74%) Validation
7 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.70%) TDD
9 4 (8.70%) Test Management
10 2 (4.35%) Security Testing
10 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.17%) Front End Development
11 1 (2.17%) Information Assurance
11 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) C++
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 17 (36.96%) T-SQL
4 10 (21.74%) R
5 6 (13.04%) Java
6 5 (10.87%) PHP
7 4 (8.70%) C#
7 4 (8.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) MCITP
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.17%) Juniper
4 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.17%) Splunk
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago