The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 57 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.21% 1.82% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 1.94% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 6
Average salary £28,500 £65,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.15% +109.67%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Tester
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
463 720 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 95.66% 93.75% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 395 564 485
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) IVR
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CRM

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) IVR
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft