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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
South East / Hampshire
Rank 137 176 181
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 23 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.83% 0.30% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.31% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 21
Median salary £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
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
2681 3266 3760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 96.89% 97.84% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2260 2903 3260
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 February 2017.

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 February 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 +25 17 £32,500 +6.55% 1
Southampton +12 2 £24,750 +10.00% 2
Andover - 1 £36,500 -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 23 (76.67%) Selenium
2 21 (70.00%) Degree
3 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (60.00%) Test Scripting
5 17 (56.67%) Automation Testing
5 17 (56.67%) JIRA
5 17 (56.67%) MySQL
5 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
6 16 (53.33%) Java
7 15 (50.00%) E-Commerce
7 15 (50.00%) Bugzilla
7 15 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
7 15 (50.00%) Trac
7 15 (50.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
8 8 (26.67%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) C#
10 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 3 (10.00%) Scrum
12 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
12 3 (10.00%) QA
12 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 3 (10.00%) HTML
12 3 (10.00%) SAP
12 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (10.00%) ISEB
12 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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 2 (6.67%) JBoss
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) MySQL
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Selenium
2 17 (56.67%) JIRA
3 15 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 15 (50.00%) Trac
4 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) Maven
4 2 (6.67%) Robot Framework
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.67%) Toad
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 2 (6.67%) JMS
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
2 2 (6.67%) JSP
2 2 (6.67%) Spring
2 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) IVR
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) 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 18 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 17 (56.67%) Automation Testing
4 15 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 15 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
5 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Case Management
9 2 (6.67%) Decision Table
9 2 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (6.67%) MVC
9 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.67%) User Stories
9 2 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) T-Plan
3 1 (3.33%) Infor
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Sage
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Posted: Yesterday
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