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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 63 56 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +35
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.12% 2.45% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 3.20% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 5
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
418 437 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 78.13% 76.53% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 328 303 564
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 3 March 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) C
3 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Android
4 6 (42.86%) PyUnit
4 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) C++
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) ISEB
4 6 (42.86%) NUnit
5 4 (28.57%) Electronics
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Replication
5 4 (28.57%) Control-M
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) AIX
5 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) NUnit
1 6 (42.86%) PyUnit
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (28.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Test Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 4 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) IVR
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Android
1 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) AIX
2 4 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
1 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) User Stories
3 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) ISEB
3 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Control-M
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft