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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 27 52 33
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 23 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 8.68% 2.15% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.36% 2.33% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 4
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
222 300 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 83.77% 92.02% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 170 211 127
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Fareham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (86.21%) C#
2 24 (82.76%) .NET
3 19 (65.52%) HTML
4 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
5 15 (51.72%) VB
6 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
6 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
7 13 (44.83%) C
8 12 (41.38%) SQL
8 12 (41.38%) VB.NET
8 12 (41.38%) C++
8 12 (41.38%) Cryptography
9 11 (37.93%) CSS
10 8 (27.59%) Project Management
10 8 (27.59%) Web Development
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
12 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.69%) ISEB
13 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
13 5 (17.24%) QA
13 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
13 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
13 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
14 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
14 4 (13.79%) XML
15 3 (10.34%) OO
15 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
15 3 (10.34%) MVC

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Software Developer
3 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Junior
8 1 (3.45%) Junior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
4 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) WinForms
6 3 (10.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.45%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Project Management
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (27.59%) TDD
1 8 (27.59%) Web Development
2 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
3 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) VB
3 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
4 13 (44.83%) C
5 12 (41.38%) VB.NET
5 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 12 (41.38%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft