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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 48 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 1.84% 7.21% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 8.49% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 6
Average salary £36,125 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.68% +19.40%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
223 259 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 81.99% 84.92% 78.30%
Number of salaries quoted 176 197 166
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Fareham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
3 10 (52.63%) QA
4 9 (47.37%) Degree
5 7 (36.84%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) ISEB
6 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) C#
9 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.79%) Selenium
9 3 (15.79%) Avaya
9 3 (15.79%) B2B
9 3 (15.79%) B2C
9 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
9 3 (15.79%) Mitel
9 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
10 2 (10.53%) LabVIEW
10 2 (10.53%) TDD
10 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Physics
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.53%) Python
10 2 (10.53%) VBScript
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.53%) C
10 2 (10.53%) Electronics

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) CTI
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) LabVIEW
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Physics
3 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) B2B
4 3 (15.79%) B2C
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) ATDD
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) VBScript
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) C
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Avaya
1 3 (15.79%) Mitel
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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