The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hampshire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 175 171 173
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 8 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.25% 0.30% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.30% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 20
Median salary £32,500 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £45,250 £35,050
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Software Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3101 3319 3771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 96.85% 97.99% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2614 2867 3222
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Hampshire

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Software Tester
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth +2 4 £27,500 -38.88%
Basingstoke -6 2 £32,500 +4.83% 2
Andover - 1 £40,000 -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Software Testing
2 19 (59.38%) Selenium
2 19 (59.38%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Degree
5 11 (34.38%) QA
5 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 10 (31.25%) Performance Testing
6 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
7 9 (28.13%) SDLC
7 9 (28.13%) Scrum
7 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
8 8 (25.00%) N-Tier
8 8 (25.00%) ISEB
8 8 (25.00%) Client/Server
8 8 (25.00%) SoapUI
9 7 (21.88%) Test Management
9 7 (21.88%) C#
10 6 (18.75%) HP UFT
10 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
10 6 (18.75%) CMS
10 6 (18.75%) TDD
10 6 (18.75%) Retail

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (18.75%) HP UFT
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
5 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.25%) Bugzilla
6 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.25%) NUnit
6 2 (6.25%) Robot Framework
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.25%) Toad
6 2 (6.25%) Trac
6 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 8 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Software Testing
3 16 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
6 10 (31.25%) Performance Testing
6 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
7 9 (28.13%) Scrum
7 9 (28.13%) SDLC
8 7 (21.88%) Test Management
9 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
9 6 (18.75%) BDD
9 6 (18.75%) Content Management
9 6 (18.75%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) TDD
10 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
11 4 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C
4 2 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
3 8 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) T-Plan
4 1 (3.13%) Infor
4 1 (3.13%) Sage
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