The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 73 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.17% 1.38% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.43% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 6
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,800 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
705 629 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 91.80% 96.77% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 531 477 485
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
Hampshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Tester
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Basingstoke region.

Tester Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Tester
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 12 (63.16%) MySQL
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) PHP
4 8 (42.11%) Snort
4 8 (42.11%) Ruby
4 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
4 8 (42.11%) CISSP
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Apache
4 8 (42.11%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
4 8 (42.11%) IIS
4 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
4 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Open Source
4 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) Load Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Stress Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Trello
7 3 (15.79%) ISEB
7 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Selenium

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) IIS
1 8 (42.11%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Trello
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Load Testing
1 4 (21.05%) Stress Testing
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) User Stories
3 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PHP
2 8 (42.11%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby
2 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
2 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) Symbian
3 1 (5.26%) EMC