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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 55 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.88% 1.10% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.47% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 8
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £24,000 £23,875
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £33,850 £30,500
UK excluding London average 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
367 543 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 80.84% 75.00% 76.16%
Number of salaries quoted 296 443 442
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 9 (75.00%) Degree
1 9 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (50.00%) NUnit
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) C
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) PyUnit
4 4 (33.33%) Android
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) Electronics
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) NUnit
1 6 (50.00%) PyUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
1 6 (50.00%) C
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft