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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 123 125 101
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 66 54 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.75% 1.59% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.01% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 101
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
3014 2682 3314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.10% 79.05% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2584 2239 2832
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Andover +8 15 £30,000 -22.89%
Winchester +5 9 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Basingstoke +8 7 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Fareham -11 6 £38,000 -5.00%
Farnborough - 6 £23,500 -
Portsmouth -18 5 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Petersfield - 4 £32,500 -
Havant - 3 £54,500 -
Southampton -4 2 £40,500 +8.00% 1
Yateley - 1 - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 66 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (29.14%) Java
3 42 (27.81%) Selenium
4 40 (26.49%) QA
5 34 (22.52%) Automated Testing
6 33 (21.85%) Microsoft
7 32 (21.19%) ISEB
7 32 (21.19%) Test Scripting
8 31 (20.53%) Degree
9 30 (19.87%) Windows
10 29 (19.21%) ITIL
11 28 (18.54%) Security Cleared
12 27 (17.88%) ISTQB
12 27 (17.88%) Oracle
13 26 (17.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 25 (16.56%) SC Cleared
15 24 (15.89%) HTML
15 24 (15.89%) JavaScript
15 24 (15.89%) SQL
15 24 (15.89%) Regression Testing
15 24 (15.89%) Test Automation
16 21 (13.91%) .NET
16 21 (13.91%) JIRA
17 20 (13.25%) CSS
18 19 (12.58%) Linux
18 19 (12.58%) C
18 19 (12.58%) WebDriver
18 19 (12.58%) Mentoring
19 18 (11.92%) Waterfall
19 18 (11.92%) Computer Science

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (5.30%) Tomcat
1 8 (5.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (3.97%) Apache
3 3 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.96%) HTTP
2 7 (4.64%) DNS
2 7 (4.64%) CTI
2 7 (4.64%) Firewall
2 7 (4.64%) DHCP
3 3 (1.99%) Internet
4 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.66%) VPN
5 1 (0.66%) LAN
5 1 (0.66%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) SMTP
5 1 (0.66%) Wireless
5 1 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.64%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.65%) MySQL
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.99%) MS Access
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 42 (27.81%) Selenium
2 21 (13.91%) JIRA
3 19 (12.58%) WebDriver
4 15 (9.93%) Subversion
5 13 (8.61%) JUnit
6 11 (7.28%) Jenkins
7 10 (6.62%) Git (software)
8 8 (5.30%) Hudson
8 8 (5.30%) TeamCity
8 8 (5.30%) CruiseControl
9 7 (4.64%) MSI
9 7 (4.64%) Maven
10 6 (3.97%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (2.65%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.99%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.99%) TestNG
13 2 (1.32%) LabVIEW
13 2 (1.32%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.66%) NUnit
General
1 8 (5.30%) Finance
2 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.97%) Publishing
3 5 (3.31%) Retail
4 4 (2.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Military
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (26.49%) Analyst
2 31 (20.53%) Test Analyst
3 30 (19.87%) Developer
4 24 (15.89%) Tester
5 18 (11.92%) Software Tester
6 15 (9.93%) Software Engineer
6 15 (9.93%) Test Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) Senior Tester
8 12 (7.95%) QA Engineer
9 11 (7.28%) Java Developer
9 11 (7.28%) Senior Software Tester
10 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.96%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.96%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (5.30%) Web Developer
13 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 7 (4.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
13 7 (4.64%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 7 (4.64%) Software Test Engineer
13 7 (4.64%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.89%) HTML
2 21 (13.91%) .NET
3 20 (13.25%) CSS
4 15 (9.93%) Web Services
5 14 (9.27%) XML
6 10 (6.62%) jQuery
7 8 (5.30%) HTML5
7 8 (5.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (5.30%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.30%) Spring
7 8 (5.30%) Ajax
7 8 (5.30%) NHibernate
7 8 (5.30%) Java EE
8 7 (4.64%) J2EE
9 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.97%) CSS3
9 6 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (3.97%) CGI
10 3 (1.99%) XML Schema
11 2 (1.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.95%) Replication
3 8 (5.30%) Open Source
3 8 (5.30%) Derivative
3 8 (5.30%) User Experience
3 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.64%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.64%) GIS
5 5 (3.31%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.65%) Physics
7 2 (1.32%) Statistics
7 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.32%) IVR
7 2 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) EPoS
8 1 (0.66%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.87%) Windows
2 19 (12.58%) Linux
3 15 (9.93%) UNIX
4 10 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.30%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (5.30%) CentOS
6 8 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.97%) AIX
7 6 (3.97%) Solaris
8 4 (2.65%) Android
9 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.66%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.52%) Automated Testing
3 32 (21.19%) Test Scripting
4 29 (19.21%) ITIL
5 24 (15.89%) Regression Testing
5 24 (15.89%) Test Automation
6 19 (12.58%) Mentoring
7 18 (11.92%) Waterfall
8 17 (11.26%) Manual Testing
9 15 (9.93%) Change Control
9 15 (9.93%) Web Development
10 14 (9.27%) Project Management
11 13 (8.61%) Service Delivery
12 11 (7.28%) Scrum
12 11 (7.28%) Test Management
13 10 (6.62%) Line Management
13 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.62%) Software Engineering
14 9 (5.96%) Configuration Management
14 9 (5.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.14%) Java
2 24 (15.89%) JavaScript
2 24 (15.89%) SQL
3 19 (12.58%) C
4 12 (7.95%) Python
5 11 (7.28%) C#
6 8 (5.30%) C++
6 8 (5.30%) Perl
6 8 (5.30%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.30%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.30%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.64%) MapBasic
7 7 (4.64%) Fortran
8 5 (3.31%) VB
9 3 (1.99%) XPath
10 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.32%) PHP
10 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.66%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 32 (21.19%) ISEB
2 31 (20.53%) Degree
3 28 (18.54%) Security Cleared
4 27 (17.88%) ISTQB
5 26 (17.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 25 (16.56%) SC Cleared
7 16 (10.60%) DV Cleared
8 8 (5.30%) RHCE
8 8 (5.30%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.66%) PhD
10 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (26.49%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.96%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.30%) Puppet
3 7 (4.64%) SCCM
4 6 (3.97%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (21.85%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.88%) Oracle
3 11 (7.28%) HP
4 9 (5.96%) VMware
5 8 (5.30%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.64%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.66%) Apple
7 1 (0.66%) Avaya
7 1 (0.66%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.66%) Mitel
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago