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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 91 124 162
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +38
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 104 72 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.90% 1.82% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.28% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 89 64 21
Average salary £41,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,350 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
3069 3155 3130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.46% 79.83% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2492 2528 2663
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Southampton +25 22 £41,500 +66.00% 5
Winchester +5 17 £25,000 -41.17% 2
Farnborough -21 9 £52,500 +36.36%
Andover -1 8 £32,000 -22.89%
Portsmouth +22 6 £45,000 +50.00%
Fareham +12 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Petersfield - 4 - -
Havant - 1 £60,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 73 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (34.31%) Windows
3 66 (32.35%) SQL Server
4 64 (31.37%) ISTQB
5 62 (30.39%) C#
6 59 (28.92%) SQL
7 54 (26.47%) Security Cleared
8 51 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 50 (24.51%) QA
10 42 (20.59%) Automated Testing
10 42 (20.59%) Test Automation
11 41 (20.10%) DV Cleared
11 41 (20.10%) Manual Testing
11 41 (20.10%) ISEB
12 40 (19.61%) ITIL
12 40 (19.61%) Selenium
12 40 (19.61%) SC Cleared
13 39 (19.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 39 (19.12%) .NET
14 34 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 33 (16.18%) Service Delivery
16 32 (15.69%) Test Scripting
17 31 (15.20%) Test Strategy
17 31 (15.20%) Finance
18 30 (14.71%) HTML
19 27 (13.24%) Performance Testing
20 26 (12.75%) HP UFT
21 25 (12.25%) JavaScript
21 25 (12.25%) ASP.NET
21 25 (12.25%) Content Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
1 2 (0.98%) JBoss
1 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
1 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.88%) CTI
2 4 (1.96%) DNS
2 4 (1.96%) DHCP
3 3 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.49%) Broadband
4 1 (0.49%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.90%) QlikView
3 10 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.47%) MySQL
5 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (19.61%) Selenium
2 26 (12.75%) HP UFT
3 21 (10.29%) WebDriver
4 17 (8.33%) NUnit
5 15 (7.35%) JMeter
6 14 (6.86%) NSubstitute
7 11 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (5.39%) Visual Studio
8 10 (4.90%) NuGet
9 4 (1.96%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.96%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.96%) MSI
10 3 (1.47%) Subversion
10 3 (1.47%) JIRA
10 3 (1.47%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.98%) JUnit
11 2 (0.98%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.98%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.49%) GDB
12 1 (0.49%) WATIR
General
1 31 (15.20%) Finance
2 11 (5.39%) Publishing
3 2 (0.98%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.49%) Automotive
4 1 (0.49%) Games
4 1 (0.49%) Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (19.12%) Developer
2 35 (17.16%) Analyst
3 33 (16.18%) Test Analyst
4 30 (14.71%) Test Engineer
5 25 (12.25%) Test Team Leader
5 25 (12.25%) Team Leader
6 19 (9.31%) Technical Leader
7 18 (8.82%) Automation Team Leader
7 18 (8.82%) Tester
8 14 (6.86%) Test Manager
8 14 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (6.86%) .NET Developer
8 14 (6.86%) Administrator
8 14 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (6.86%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (6.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 14 (6.86%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (5.88%) QA Engineer
9 12 (5.88%) Software Tester
10 11 (5.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.12%) .NET
2 30 (14.71%) HTML
3 25 (12.25%) ASP.NET
4 23 (11.27%) Web Services
5 20 (9.80%) CSS
6 19 (9.31%) JSP
6 19 (9.31%) Software Packaging
7 15 (7.35%) WinForms
8 13 (6.37%) .NET Framework
9 12 (5.88%) CGI
10 10 (4.90%) DOM
10 10 (4.90%) WCF
10 10 (4.90%) DHTML
10 10 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (4.90%) HTML5
10 10 (4.90%) Entity Framework
10 10 (4.90%) Backbone.js
10 10 (4.90%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (4.90%) NHibernate
11 7 (3.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.84%) Client/Server
2 14 (6.86%) Derivative
3 13 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.88%) Replication
5 10 (4.90%) N-Tier
5 10 (4.90%) NHS
5 10 (4.90%) Cryptography
6 7 (3.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.98%) IVR
7 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.49%) Xbox
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 70 (34.31%) Windows
2 21 (10.29%) Linux
3 14 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (6.86%) CentOS
3 14 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (6.86%) Oracle Linux
3 14 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (6.86%) UNIX
4 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) Debian
4 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.59%) Automated Testing
2 42 (20.59%) Test Automation
3 41 (20.10%) Manual Testing
4 40 (19.61%) ITIL
5 34 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 33 (16.18%) Service Delivery
7 32 (15.69%) Test Scripting
8 31 (15.20%) Test Strategy
9 27 (13.24%) Performance Testing
10 25 (12.25%) Content Management
11 24 (11.76%) TDD
11 24 (11.76%) Scrum
11 24 (11.76%) Test Planning
12 23 (11.27%) Line Management
12 23 (11.27%) Software Distribution
12 23 (11.27%) Performance Management
13 22 (10.78%) OO
14 21 (10.29%) SDLC
15 19 (9.31%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.39%) C#
2 59 (28.92%) SQL
3 25 (12.25%) JavaScript
4 22 (10.78%) C
5 19 (9.31%) PowerShell
5 19 (9.31%) C++
6 17 (8.33%) Python
7 15 (7.35%) Bash Shell
7 15 (7.35%) Perl
8 14 (6.86%) T-SQL
8 14 (6.86%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.39%) VB
10 10 (4.90%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.47%) Java
12 2 (0.98%) Ruby
13 1 (0.49%) VB6
13 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 64 (31.37%) ISTQB
2 54 (26.47%) Security Cleared
3 41 (20.10%) DV Cleared
3 41 (20.10%) ISEB
4 40 (19.61%) SC Cleared
5 39 (19.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (11.27%) Degree
7 14 (6.86%) RHCE
7 14 (6.86%) RHCSA
8 8 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (3.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (24.51%) QA
System Software
1 19 (9.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (11.27%) SCCM
2 16 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (6.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.31%) Citrix
3 15 (7.35%) HP
4 14 (6.86%) Red Hat
4 14 (6.86%) VMware
4 14 (6.86%) Oracle
5 2 (0.98%) Telerik
5 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £60,000-£65,000, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £650000 per annum + 30 days hol, flexitime
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £28k - £32k + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago