The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fareham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 30 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 7.00% 2.68% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.61% 2.87% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -32.22%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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 Fareham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fareham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 279 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 81.32% 93.31% 75.13%
Number of salaries quoted 172 207 138
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Fareham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Fareham

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Fareham

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Fareham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Fareham region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Fareham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Fareham 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 20 (86.96%) C#
2 19 (82.61%) .NET
3 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 13 (56.52%) VB
5 11 (47.83%) C
6 10 (43.48%) VB.NET
6 10 (43.48%) C++
6 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 10 (43.48%) Cryptography
7 9 (39.13%) CSS
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) Project Management
8 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (26.09%) TDD
8 6 (26.09%) Web Development
8 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) ISEB
10 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
10 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
10 4 (17.39%) QA
10 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
11 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (8.70%) XML
11 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
12 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Fareham 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Software Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Programmer
5 3 (13.04%) Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
3 9 (39.13%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) WinForms
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.35%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) TDD
1 6 (26.09%) Web Development
1 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
2 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
2 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
3 1 (4.35%) MVC
3 1 (4.35%) Scrum
3 1 (4.35%) OO
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) VB
3 11 (47.83%) C
4 10 (43.48%) VB.NET
4 10 (43.48%) C++
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago