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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 41 58 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 28 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.59% 0.64% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.44% 0.77% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 6
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £28,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £27,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
435 392 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 86.83% 84.12% 80.72%
Number of salaries quoted 359 333 480
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,777
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of job ads across the Basingstoke region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 34 (72.34%) Software Engineering
2 22 (46.81%) C++
3 19 (40.43%) Windows
3 19 (40.43%) OO
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (38.30%) Linux
4 18 (38.30%) E-Commerce
5 17 (36.17%) SQL
6 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.04%) Subversion
6 16 (34.04%) Git (software)
7 15 (31.91%) Degree
8 14 (29.79%) JIRA
8 14 (29.79%) Web Testing
8 14 (29.79%) Relational Database
8 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
8 14 (29.79%) MySQL
8 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
8 14 (29.79%) Bugzilla
9 13 (27.66%) MFC
9 13 (27.66%) Mobile App
10 12 (25.53%) .NET
11 10 (21.28%) OOP
11 10 (21.28%) Validation
11 10 (21.28%) IVR
11 10 (21.28%) R
11 10 (21.28%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
12 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
13 8 (17.02%) Embedded Systems

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SNMP
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) MySQL
1 14 (29.79%) Relational Database
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Git (software)
1 16 (34.04%) Subversion
2 14 (29.79%) Bugzilla
2 14 (29.79%) JIRA
3 7 (14.89%) Selenium
4 4 (8.51%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.38%) Appium
6 2 (4.26%) Robotium
General
1 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Software Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Software Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Software Test Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Tester
5 4 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) OAT Tester
5 4 (8.51%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Software Test Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) MFC
2 12 (25.53%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) CORBA
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Mobile App
2 10 (21.28%) IVR
3 8 (17.02%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.51%) Fintech
5 4 (8.51%) Replication
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Unix
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.51%) AIX
5 4 (8.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Software Engineering
2 19 (40.43%) OO
3 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) E-Commerce
4 14 (29.79%) Web Testing
5 10 (21.28%) OOP
5 10 (21.28%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (21.28%) Validation
6 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.51%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) C++
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) T-SQL
4 10 (21.28%) R
5 4 (8.51%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) MCITP
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Control-M
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) HP
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.13%) Juniper
4 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
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