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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 70 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 11 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.56% 2.57% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 2.71% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 10
Average salary £36,250 £24,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.04% -28.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £23,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,750 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
667 811 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 94.48% 94.74% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 542 592 472
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (38.46%) Windows
1 10 (38.46%) QA
2 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
2 9 (34.62%) ISEB
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) JIRA
5 6 (23.08%) COBIT
5 6 (23.08%) COSO
5 6 (23.08%) OWASP
5 6 (23.08%) Selenium
5 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 6 (23.08%) WebInspect
5 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
5 6 (23.08%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) PRINCE
5 6 (23.08%) XSL
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (23.08%) Security Management
5 6 (23.08%) Change Management
6 5 (19.23%) PHP
6 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 4 (15.38%) Test Automation

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) JIRA
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) JBehave
3 4 (15.38%) Calabash
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
5 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Legal
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) XSL
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) J2ME
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) XHTML
5 1 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) Kohana
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) PKI
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (15.38%) Android
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (23.08%) OWASP
3 6 (23.08%) PRINCE
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (23.08%) Security Management
3 6 (23.08%) Change Management
4 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) User Stories
5 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PHP5
5 1 (3.85%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ISEB
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
2 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
3 6 (23.08%) COBIT
3 6 (23.08%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Snort
2 1 (3.85%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) WebInspect
2 1 (3.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) Symbian
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Zend
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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