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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 129 95 125
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +30
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 67 104 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.94% 2.90% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 3.33% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 59 89 66
Median salary £32,500 £41,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
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
2974 3126 3345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 86.15% 87.20% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2612 2546 2686
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 13 £36,000 - 3
Southampton -17 12 £30,000 -27.71%
Farnborough +11 11 £31,000 -40.95%
Winchester +4 7 £45,000 +80.00% 3
Portsmouth +6 6 £37,000 -17.77%
Fareham -15 5 £55,000 +57.14%
Ringwood - 2 - -
Havant +5 1 £32,000 -46.66%
Andover -20 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Aldershot - 1 £32,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 62 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (36.00%) SQL
2 54 (36.00%) Windows
3 43 (28.67%) Microsoft
3 43 (28.67%) Regression Testing
4 40 (26.67%) Selenium
5 37 (24.67%) Software Engineering
6 36 (24.00%) QA
6 36 (24.00%) Test Automation
7 33 (22.00%) Test Scripting
8 31 (20.67%) ISEB
9 27 (18.00%) T-SQL
10 26 (17.33%) C#
10 26 (17.33%) C++
11 25 (16.67%) Linux
12 24 (16.00%) Performance Testing
13 23 (15.33%) TDD
14 22 (14.67%) Degree
14 22 (14.67%) ISTQB
14 22 (14.67%) Java
15 21 (14.00%) .NET
15 21 (14.00%) N-Tier
15 21 (14.00%) SDLC
16 20 (13.33%) CMS
16 20 (13.33%) Content Management
17 19 (12.67%) Scrum
18 18 (12.00%) Oracle
18 18 (12.00%) SoapUI
18 18 (12.00%) Test Planning
19 17 (11.33%) Automated Testing

Software Testing
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 20 (13.33%) CMS
2 9 (6.00%) Apache
3 8 (5.33%) JBoss
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.00%) IIS
6 2 (1.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Maximo
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.00%) SaaS
3 2 (1.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) Firewall
1 4 (2.67%) HTTP
2 3 (2.00%) VLAN
3 2 (1.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.33%) FTP
3 2 (1.33%) RS-485
3 2 (1.33%) SNMP
3 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.33%) Wireless
4 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.67%) MySQL
2 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 40 (26.67%) Selenium
2 18 (12.00%) SoapUI
3 16 (10.67%) JIRA
4 11 (7.33%) HP UFT
4 11 (7.33%) WebDriver
5 10 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.67%) Subversion
6 8 (5.33%) JMeter
7 7 (4.67%) Bugzilla
7 7 (4.67%) NUnit
7 7 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.67%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.00%) Appium
9 3 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (2.00%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.33%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.67%) Gradle
11 1 (0.67%) NSubstitute
General
1 15 (10.00%) Publishing
2 14 (9.33%) Finance
3 13 (8.67%) Retail
4 9 (6.00%) Banking
5 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.33%) Advertising
6 2 (1.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (20.00%) Analyst
2 27 (18.00%) Test Analyst
3 26 (17.33%) Test Engineer
4 22 (14.67%) Tester
5 19 (12.67%) Software Engineer
6 15 (10.00%) Developer
7 14 (9.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 14 (9.33%) Software Tester
8 10 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (6.00%) Software Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) Automation Tester
10 8 (5.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) QA Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Test Leader
11 7 (4.67%) Software Test Analyst
11 7 (4.67%) Test Manager
12 6 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
12 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.00%) .NET
2 16 (10.67%) CSS
2 16 (10.67%) HTML
2 16 (10.67%) J2EE
3 15 (10.00%) XML
4 14 (9.33%) Ajax
4 14 (9.33%) CSS3
4 14 (9.33%) HTML5
4 14 (9.33%) jQuery
4 14 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (8.67%) MFC
6 6 (4.00%) Web Services
7 4 (2.67%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (2.67%) Apache Camel
7 4 (2.67%) Spring
8 2 (1.33%) CORBA
8 2 (1.33%) Protocol Buffers
9 1 (0.67%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.67%) JPA
9 1 (0.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.00%) N-Tier
2 15 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.33%) User Experience
4 12 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (4.67%) Client/Server
6 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.00%) Derivative
7 6 (4.00%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (3.33%) Replication
9 4 (2.67%) Fintech
10 3 (2.00%) IVR
10 3 (2.00%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.67%) EPoS
11 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.00%) Windows
2 25 (16.67%) Linux
3 15 (10.00%) Unix
4 6 (4.00%) CentOS
4 6 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.33%) AIX
5 5 (3.33%) Solaris
5 5 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.67%) Regression Testing
3 37 (24.67%) Software Engineering
4 36 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 33 (22.00%) Test Scripting
6 24 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 23 (15.33%) TDD
8 21 (14.00%) SDLC
9 20 (13.33%) Content Management
10 19 (12.67%) Scrum
11 18 (12.00%) Test Planning
12 17 (11.33%) Automated Testing
12 17 (11.33%) ITIL
12 17 (11.33%) OO
13 16 (10.67%) BDD
13 16 (10.67%) Exploratory Testing
14 15 (10.00%) Data Protection
14 15 (10.00%) Web Development
15 14 (9.33%) Front End Development
16 11 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.00%) SQL
2 27 (18.00%) T-SQL
3 26 (17.33%) C#
3 26 (17.33%) C++
4 22 (14.67%) Java
5 15 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.33%) C
7 10 (6.67%) R
8 8 (5.33%) Python
9 6 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.00%) Perl
9 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.67%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.67%) Groovy
10 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (20.67%) ISEB
2 22 (14.67%) Degree
2 22 (14.67%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.00%) RHCE
5 6 (4.00%) RHCSA
6 3 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) MCITP
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.67%) OCA
7 1 (0.67%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.67%) OCP
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.67%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.33%) Firmware
5 2 (1.33%) OpenSSH
5 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.00%) Puppet
3 5 (3.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (28.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.00%) Oracle
3 11 (7.33%) HP
4 10 (6.67%) VMware
5 6 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.33%) Citrix
6 2 (1.33%) Telelogic
7 1 (0.67%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.67%) Arqiva
7 1 (0.67%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco
7 1 (0.67%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.67%) Juniper
7 1 (0.67%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.67%) Splunk
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pension, life cover, childcare vouchers
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Posted: 14 days ago