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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
South East / Hampshire
Rank 152 176 180
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 13 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.44% 0.16% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.16% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 16
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
2878 3133 3631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 96.97% 97.88% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2409 2764 3126
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 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Basingstoke - 9 £32,500 - 1
Portsmouth +4 1 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Andover - 1 £40,000 - 1
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (66.67%) Selenium
2 15 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
3 13 (43.33%) Software Testing
4 12 (40.00%) SQL
4 12 (40.00%) Degree
4 12 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 11 (36.67%) JIRA
5 11 (36.67%) MySQL
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 9 (30.00%) Bugzilla
7 9 (30.00%) Java
7 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (30.00%) Trac
7 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (30.00%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (20.00%) Test Management
8 6 (20.00%) QA
9 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
9 5 (16.67%) N-Tier
9 5 (16.67%) ISEB
9 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
9 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Finance

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 5 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Selenium
2 11 (36.67%) JIRA
3 9 (30.00%) Bugzilla
3 9 (30.00%) Trac
4 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.67%) Robot Framework
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (6.67%) Toad
7 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) JMS
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) JSP
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 5 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) IVR
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Debian
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) SUSE
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Software Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
4 12 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (30.00%) Issue Tracking
6 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.00%) Test Management
8 5 (16.67%) Content Management
8 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Scrum
10 3 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) ISEB
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) T-Plan
3 1 (3.33%) Infor
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Sage
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago