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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 62 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.55% 0.96% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.20% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 15
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £29,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £32,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
460 500 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 79.31% 79.74% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 372 347 435
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 21 November 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Control-M
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) AIX
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
3 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 6 (37.50%) Subversion
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Replication
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) ISEB
5 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 4 (25.00%) Fault Management
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Subversion
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
5 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
5 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.25%) Military
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) IVR
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
1 6 (37.50%) AIX
1 6 (37.50%) Solaris
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (25.00%) Fault Management
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (37.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle