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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 113 147 97
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -50
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 88 40 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.21% 1.06% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.34% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75 27 112
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
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
3264 2986 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.95% 78.93% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2668 2534 2846
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 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 18 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Basingstoke +9 11 £41,000 - 2
Fareham -17 9 £32,000 -14.66%
Portsmouth -17 9 £45,000 +9.09%
Winchester - 9 £42,500 - 1
Southampton +4 7 £25,000 -33.33%
Andover -6 6 £35,500 +1.42% 3
Farnborough - 6 £23,500 - 1
Petersfield - 5 £32,500 - 1
Aldershot - 3 £41,750 -
Yateley 0 2 - -
Eastleigh +7 1 £28,000 -3.44%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 77 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (31.58%) Java
3 41 (26.97%) ISEB
3 41 (26.97%) Selenium
3 41 (26.97%) Test Scripting
4 39 (25.66%) QA
5 36 (23.68%) Windows
6 29 (19.08%) JavaScript
6 29 (19.08%) Degree
7 28 (18.42%) Automated Testing
7 28 (18.42%) HTML
8 27 (17.76%) SQL
9 26 (17.11%) Microsoft
10 24 (15.79%) ISTQB
11 23 (15.13%) Test Automation
12 22 (14.47%) .NET
13 21 (13.82%) CSS
13 21 (13.82%) Oracle
13 21 (13.82%) C
14 20 (13.16%) Regression Testing
14 20 (13.16%) Scrum
14 20 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 19 (12.50%) Waterfall
16 18 (11.84%) SQL Server
16 18 (11.84%) ITIL
16 18 (11.84%) Linux
16 18 (11.84%) WebDriver
16 18 (11.84%) JIRA
17 17 (11.18%) Manual Testing
18 16 (10.53%) Computer Science

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 8 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.95%) Apache
3 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) HTTP
2 7 (4.61%) Firewall
3 6 (3.95%) CTI
4 4 (2.63%) Internet
5 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.66%) VPN
6 1 (0.66%) SMTP
6 1 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.97%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 41 (26.97%) Selenium
2 18 (11.84%) WebDriver
2 18 (11.84%) JIRA
3 15 (9.87%) Subversion
3 15 (9.87%) JUnit
4 11 (7.24%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.92%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.92%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (5.26%) Hudson
6 8 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 8 (5.26%) CruiseControl
7 6 (3.95%) Maven
8 5 (3.29%) TestNG
8 5 (3.29%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.97%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.32%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.66%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (4.61%) Publishing
2 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.29%) Legal
3 4 (2.63%) Finance
4 3 (1.97%) Retail
4 3 (1.97%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Military
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (30.92%) Analyst
2 45 (29.61%) Test Analyst
3 26 (17.11%) Tester
4 25 (16.45%) Software Engineer
5 22 (14.47%) Developer
6 18 (11.84%) Software Tester
6 18 (11.84%) Test Engineer
7 13 (8.55%) QA Engineer
8 11 (7.24%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.24%) Software Test Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.58%) Software Test Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Tester
10 7 (4.61%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Senior Software Tester
11 6 (3.95%) Automation Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.42%) HTML
2 22 (14.47%) .NET
3 21 (13.82%) CSS
4 14 (9.21%) XML
5 13 (8.55%) Web Services
6 12 (7.89%) Ajax
7 9 (5.92%) HTML5
7 9 (5.92%) jQuery
8 8 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (5.26%) Spring
8 8 (5.26%) NHibernate
8 8 (5.26%) Java EE
8 8 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.61%) J2EE
9 7 (4.61%) CSS3
9 7 (4.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.95%) CGI
11 4 (2.63%) WinForms
12 2 (1.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.92%) N-Tier
2 9 (5.92%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) User Experience
3 8 (5.26%) Replication
4 6 (3.95%) Open Source
4 6 (3.95%) Derivative
5 4 (2.63%) GIS
5 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.97%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.97%) Physics
6 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.32%) IVR
7 2 (1.32%) Firmware
7 2 (1.32%) Statistics
7 2 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.66%) iPad
8 1 (0.66%) iPhone
8 1 (0.66%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.68%) Windows
2 18 (11.84%) Linux
3 8 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (5.26%) UNIX
4 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.95%) CentOS
5 6 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.97%) Android
7 2 (1.32%) AIX
7 2 (1.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.97%) Test Scripting
3 28 (18.42%) Automated Testing
4 23 (15.13%) Test Automation
5 20 (13.16%) Regression Testing
5 20 (13.16%) Scrum
6 19 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 18 (11.84%) ITIL
8 17 (11.18%) Manual Testing
9 16 (10.53%) Web Development
10 12 (7.89%) Software Engineering
10 12 (7.89%) Change Control
10 12 (7.89%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.24%) Test Planning
11 11 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.24%) Project Management
12 9 (5.92%) Content Management
12 9 (5.92%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.92%) Test Management
12 9 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.58%) Java
2 29 (19.08%) JavaScript
3 27 (17.76%) SQL
4 21 (13.82%) C
5 15 (9.87%) C++
6 14 (9.21%) C#
7 10 (6.58%) Python
8 7 (4.61%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.61%) Perl
9 6 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.95%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.95%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.63%) Fortran
10 4 (2.63%) MapBasic
11 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.32%) VBScript
11 2 (1.32%) VB
11 2 (1.32%) Ruby
12 1 (0.66%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 41 (26.97%) ISEB
2 29 (19.08%) Degree
3 24 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 20 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (9.87%) Security Cleared
6 11 (7.24%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.61%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.95%) RHCE
9 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (25.66%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) Puppet
2 4 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.82%) Oracle
3 6 (3.95%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.95%) HP
3 6 (3.95%) VMware
4 4 (2.63%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.32%) Avaya
5 2 (1.32%) Mitel
6 1 (0.66%) Apple
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 - 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension Medical
Posted: 26 days ago