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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 169 181 177
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 13 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.39% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.33% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 15
Median salary £30,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £28,900 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,100
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
3294 3605 3837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.69% 98.36% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2878 2957 3242
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Southampton +6 6 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Farnborough +3 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Basingstoke -6 1 £32,500 +14.03%
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) SQL
4 13 (50.00%) Finance
4 13 (50.00%) Selenium
5 12 (46.15%) Degree
5 12 (46.15%) Scrum
6 11 (42.31%) Automated Testing
6 11 (42.31%) C#
6 11 (42.31%) SoapUI
7 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
8 8 (30.77%) .NET
8 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Retail
8 8 (30.77%) QA
9 7 (26.92%) Web Services
9 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
9 7 (26.92%) SDLC
10 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 6 (23.08%) BDD
10 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
10 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 6 (23.08%) Linux
10 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
10 6 (23.08%) N-Tier
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
10 6 (23.08%) TDD

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 3 (11.54%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (42.31%) SoapUI
3 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
3 5 (19.23%) JUnit
4 4 (15.38%) HP UFT
4 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.54%) NUnit
5 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
6 2 (7.69%) eggPlant
6 2 (7.69%) JIRA
7 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
7 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Retail
3 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) XHTML
5 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 5 (19.23%) iSeries
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) AIX
3 5 (19.23%) CentOS
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Solaris
3 5 (19.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Scrum
3 11 (42.31%) Automated Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
6 7 (26.92%) SDLC
7 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 6 (23.08%) TDD
8 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
8 5 (19.23%) Content Management
9 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 3 (11.54%) MVC
10 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
10 3 (11.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
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