The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Fareham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 47 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 4.15% 1.16% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 1.49% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 4
Average salary £30,500 £29,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.52% +10.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,550 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £31,950 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Fareham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
334 202 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 86.53% 77.99% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 237 176 119
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £22,500 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Hampshire

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 1 August 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Fareham

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) QA
3 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
3 10 (43.48%) ISEB
4 9 (39.13%) Degree
5 7 (30.43%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) C#
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
8 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Games
9 3 (13.04%) Subversion
9 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
9 3 (13.04%) B2B
9 3 (13.04%) B2C
9 3 (13.04%) Change Management
9 3 (13.04%) Selenium
9 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 3 (13.04%) SaaS
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
10 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (8.70%) ATDD
10 2 (8.70%) BDD
10 2 (8.70%) Release Management
10 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Software Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Software Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Quality Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) B2B
6 3 (13.04%) B2C
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.70%) ATDD
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Release Management
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) ISEB
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) Avaya
1 2 (8.70%) Mitel
Fareham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago