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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 47 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.05% 1.33% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.60% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 10
Average salary £31,000 £36,250 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.48% +21.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
448 499 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 85.50% 83.17% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 398 393 279
Average salary £47,000 £43,750 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.42% -2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) Linux
3 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 16 (53.33%) Degree
4 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (50.00%) Subversion
4 15 (50.00%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) Bugzilla
5 13 (43.33%) IVR
5 13 (43.33%) T-SQL
5 13 (43.33%) MySQL
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (43.33%) E-Commerce
5 13 (43.33%) Web Testing
5 13 (43.33%) JIRA
5 13 (43.33%) Mobile App
5 13 (43.33%) Relational Database
6 9 (30.00%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) C++
7 8 (26.67%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (20.00%) QA
8 6 (20.00%) PHP
8 6 (20.00%) OOP
8 6 (20.00%) OO
8 6 (20.00%) TDD
9 5 (16.67%) Unix
9 5 (16.67%) HP
9 5 (16.67%) C#

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) MySQL
1 13 (43.33%) Relational Database
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 15 (50.00%) Subversion
2 13 (43.33%) Bugzilla
2 13 (43.33%) JIRA
3 5 (16.67%) Robotium
3 5 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 12 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Software Test Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Software Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Tester
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) CORBA
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) MFC
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) IVR
1 13 (43.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (26.67%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 13 (43.33%) E-Commerce
3 13 (43.33%) Web Testing
4 6 (20.00%) OO
4 6 (20.00%) OOP
4 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) Test Management
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.33%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
9 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
9 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) T-SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) C++
5 6 (20.00%) PHP
6 5 (16.67%) C#
6 5 (16.67%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.33%) Splunk
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