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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 68 79 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.67% 0.15% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.19% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 21
Average salary £41,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 - £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 - £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
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
514 525 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 78.00% 78.83% 77.88%
Number of salaries quoted 390 392 447
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 19 September 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 6 (35.29%) Subversion
4 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
5 4 (23.53%) Fault Management
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Legal
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) JIRA
6 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Mobile App

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) IVR
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) AIX
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) Fault Management
3 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Control-M
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
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