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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 53 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 2.84% 2.76% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 3.42% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 6
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
342 234 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 88.37% 80.69% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 249 193 124
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Fareham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) QA
3 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) ISEB
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Games
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
7 3 (15.00%) B2B
7 3 (15.00%) B2C
8 2 (10.00%) Avaya
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) VBScript
8 2 (10.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Mitel
8 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.00%) ATDD

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Software Test Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Quality Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) B2B
4 3 (15.00%) B2C
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.00%) ATDD
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISEB
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Avaya
1 2 (10.00%) Mitel