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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 165 174 189
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 19 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.55% 0.39% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 8
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,750 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
3384 3550 3772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.55% 97.96% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2987 2876 3082
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +2 7 £30,000 -7.69%
Winchester +8 3 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Farnborough +7 3 £35,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £32,500 -
Eastleigh - 1 £32,500 -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
3 18 (60.00%) SQL
4 17 (56.67%) Selenium
5 16 (53.33%) Finance
6 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
6 14 (46.67%) Degree
7 13 (43.33%) Regression Testing
8 12 (40.00%) C#
9 11 (36.67%) Automated Testing
9 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
10 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 10 (33.33%) SDLC
10 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
10 10 (33.33%) Scrum
11 9 (30.00%) Retail
11 9 (30.00%) QA
11 9 (30.00%) Client/Server
11 9 (30.00%) N-Tier
11 9 (30.00%) SoapUI
12 8 (26.67%) .NET
12 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
12 8 (26.67%) Content Management
13 7 (23.33%) Banking
13 7 (23.33%) TDD
13 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
13 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
13 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
13 7 (23.33%) HP UFT
13 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software

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 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 7 (23.33%) HP UFT
4 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.00%) NUnit
5 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.67%) eggPlant
6 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.67%) JIRA
6 2 (6.67%) JUnit
6 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) XHTML
5 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) iSeries
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Regression Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Automated Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
5 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (33.33%) SDLC
6 8 (26.67%) Content Management
6 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (23.33%) BDD
7 7 (23.33%) Manual Testing
7 7 (23.33%) TDD
8 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.00%) Test Management
9 4 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
10 3 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 3 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) C
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
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