The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 115 165 93
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -72
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 86 31 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.13% 0.78% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 1.00% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 71 20 111
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,800 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Software Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3269 3103 3255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.82% 77.95% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2610 2620 2771
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Hampshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham -8 11 £31,500 -3.07%
Basingstoke 0 10 £39,750 +59.00% 1
Portsmouth -16 8 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Southampton - 8 £25,000 -
Winchester +3 7 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Aldershot +2 6 £45,000 +100.00%
Andover -8 4 £36,750 +5.00% 1
Petersfield - 4 £32,500 - 1
Farnborough - 4 £35,000 - 1
Yateley -1 2 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £28,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.56%) ISEB
3 42 (29.17%) Test Scripting
4 41 (28.47%) Java
5 39 (27.08%) Windows
6 37 (25.69%) Selenium
7 36 (25.00%) QA
8 29 (20.14%) SQL
9 27 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 27 (18.75%) Degree
10 24 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 24 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 24 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 22 (15.28%) JavaScript
12 21 (14.58%) .NET
12 21 (14.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 20 (13.89%) HTML
14 19 (13.19%) C
14 19 (13.19%) Scrum
15 18 (12.50%) Regression Testing
16 17 (11.81%) WebDriver
16 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
17 16 (11.11%) Linux
17 16 (11.11%) Oracle
18 15 (10.42%) ITIL
18 15 (10.42%) MS Excel
18 15 (10.42%) Waterfall
18 15 (10.42%) Manual Testing
18 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
19 14 (9.72%) CSS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.47%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (2.78%) Apache
3 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) Firewall
2 6 (4.17%) HTTP
2 6 (4.17%) CTI
2 6 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) VPN
3 1 (0.69%) IPsec
3 1 (0.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 37 (25.69%) Selenium
2 17 (11.81%) WebDriver
3 13 (9.03%) JIRA
4 12 (8.33%) JUnit
4 12 (8.33%) Subversion
5 9 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 8 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.47%) Hudson
7 5 (3.47%) TestNG
7 5 (3.47%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.47%) Maven
7 5 (3.47%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.39%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.69%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
1 5 (3.47%) Finance
1 5 (3.47%) Legal
2 4 (2.78%) Publishing
2 4 (2.78%) Retail
3 3 (2.08%) Games
4 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.69%) Back Office
5 1 (0.69%) Automotive
5 1 (0.69%) Military
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (34.03%) Analyst
2 46 (31.94%) Test Analyst
3 26 (18.06%) Tester
4 23 (15.97%) Software Engineer
5 19 (13.19%) Software Tester
6 18 (12.50%) Test Engineer
7 14 (9.72%) Developer
8 11 (7.64%) Software Test Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) QA Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Software Test Analyst
10 8 (5.56%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (4.86%) Automation Analyst
12 6 (4.17%) Team Leader
13 5 (3.47%) Software Development Engineer
13 5 (3.47%) Software Manager
13 5 (3.47%) Senior Tester
13 5 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (3.47%) Test Team Leader
13 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.58%) .NET
2 20 (13.89%) HTML
3 14 (9.72%) CSS
4 12 (8.33%) XML
5 9 (6.25%) Ajax
5 9 (6.25%) Web Services
6 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.17%) CGI
6 6 (4.17%) HTML5
7 5 (3.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (3.47%) jQuery
7 5 (3.47%) Spring
7 5 (3.47%) Hibernate
7 5 (3.47%) NHibernate
7 5 (3.47%) Java EE
8 4 (2.78%) WinForms
8 4 (2.78%) J2EE
8 4 (2.78%) CSS3
8 4 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.39%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (5.56%) Replication
3 6 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.47%) Derivative
4 5 (3.47%) Open Source
5 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.08%) GIS
5 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.39%) EPoS
6 2 (1.39%) Firmware
6 2 (1.39%) IVR
6 2 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.39%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.39%) Physics
7 1 (0.69%) iPhone
7 1 (0.69%) iPad
7 1 (0.69%) Statistics
7 1 (0.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.08%) Windows
2 16 (11.11%) Linux
3 7 (4.86%) UNIX
3 7 (4.86%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.47%) CentOS
5 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.39%) Android
6 2 (1.39%) AIX
6 2 (1.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.17%) Test Scripting
3 24 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 24 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 19 (13.19%) Scrum
5 18 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 15 (10.42%) ITIL
6 15 (10.42%) Waterfall
6 15 (10.42%) Manual Testing
7 10 (6.94%) Project Management
7 10 (6.94%) Software Engineering
7 10 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (6.25%) Web Development
8 9 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 9 (6.25%) Test Management
9 8 (5.56%) Change Control
9 8 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.86%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.86%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.47%) Java
2 29 (20.14%) SQL
3 22 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.19%) C
5 14 (9.72%) C#
6 13 (9.03%) C++
7 10 (6.94%) Python
8 7 (4.86%) Perl
9 6 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.08%) Fortran
11 3 (2.08%) MapBasic
11 3 (2.08%) Ruby
12 2 (1.39%) VBScript
12 2 (1.39%) VB
13 1 (0.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 44 (30.56%) ISEB
2 27 (18.75%) Degree
3 24 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 21 (14.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
6 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.47%) RHCE
9 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Puppet
2 4 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (3.47%) VMware
3 5 (3.47%) HP
3 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.08%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.39%) Mitel
5 2 (1.39%) Avaya
6 1 (0.69%) Apple
6 1 (0.69%) Capita
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Winchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 - 25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
Winchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago