The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 119 159 113
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -46
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 73 35 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.84% 0.89% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.16% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 66 21 86
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 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3074 3020 3073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.55% 76.77% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2563 2621
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Fareham -8 14 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Aldershot +3 9 £45,000 +33.33%
Winchester +10 6 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Portsmouth -14 6 £29,250 -22.00% 2
Basingstoke -10 5 £39,750 +59.00%
Southampton +7 4 £25,000 -10.71% 1
Andover -2 4 £41,500 -
Farnborough +6 3 £38,500 -14.44%
Ringwood - 1 £35,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 54 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (32.41%) Test Scripting
3 45 (31.03%) ISEB
4 36 (24.83%) SQL
4 36 (24.83%) Selenium
5 33 (22.76%) Java
5 33 (22.76%) Windows
6 30 (20.69%) QA
7 29 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
8 28 (19.31%) Degree
9 26 (17.93%) .NET
10 24 (16.55%) MS Excel
11 22 (15.17%) Test Automation
12 19 (13.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (12.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (12.41%) Scrum
13 18 (12.41%) JavaScript
14 17 (11.72%) Automated Testing
15 15 (10.34%) C
16 14 (9.66%) C#
16 14 (9.66%) HTML
16 14 (9.66%) Regression Testing
16 14 (9.66%) WebDriver
17 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
18 12 (8.28%) VB.NET
18 12 (8.28%) C++
19 11 (7.59%) Manual Testing
19 11 (7.59%) Computer Science
20 10 (6.90%) Waterfall

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
2 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (16.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) Internet
1 9 (6.21%) Firewall
2 2 (1.38%) HTTP
2 2 (1.38%) CTI
3 1 (0.69%) SMTP
3 1 (0.69%) VPN
3 1 (0.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (24.83%) Selenium
2 14 (9.66%) WebDriver
3 9 (6.21%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (5.52%) JUnit
5 6 (4.14%) Subversion
6 5 (3.45%) TestNG
6 5 (3.45%) Maven
7 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.07%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (2.07%) JIRA
9 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.69%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.69%) Hudson
10 1 (0.69%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.69%) JBehave
General
1 8 (5.52%) Legal
2 7 (4.83%) Finance
3 6 (4.14%) Games
4 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (2.76%) Publishing
6 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Military
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (38.62%) Analyst
2 47 (32.41%) Test Analyst
3 29 (20.00%) Tester
4 23 (15.86%) Software Engineer
5 18 (12.41%) Software Tester
6 16 (11.03%) Test Engineer
7 13 (8.97%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (7.59%) Team Leader
9 10 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (6.90%) Test Team Leader
9 10 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
10 9 (6.21%) Test Manager
10 9 (6.21%) Software Test Analyst
11 8 (5.52%) Developer
12 7 (4.83%) Technical Analyst
13 6 (4.14%) Technical Tester
13 6 (4.14%) QA Engineer
13 6 (4.14%) Software Manager
14 5 (3.45%) Test Specialist
14 5 (3.45%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.93%) .NET
2 14 (9.66%) HTML
3 10 (6.90%) XML
4 9 (6.21%) CSS
5 8 (5.52%) Ajax
6 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.76%) jQuery
7 4 (2.76%) HTML5
7 4 (2.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (2.76%) CSS3
7 4 (2.76%) WinForms
7 4 (2.76%) J2EE
8 2 (1.38%) CGI
9 1 (0.69%) COM
9 1 (0.69%) Web Services
9 1 (0.69%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.69%) RESTful
9 1 (0.69%) GWT
9 1 (0.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.52%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (4.14%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.07%) GIS
4 3 (2.07%) Replication
5 2 (1.38%) EPoS
6 1 (0.69%) EMV
6 1 (0.69%) Handset
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) iPhone
6 1 (0.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.76%) Windows
2 9 (6.21%) Linux
3 2 (1.38%) Android
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.69%) UNIX
4 1 (0.69%) AIX
4 1 (0.69%) Solaris
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (32.41%) Test Scripting
3 22 (15.17%) Test Automation
4 18 (12.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (12.41%) Scrum
5 17 (11.72%) Automated Testing
6 14 (9.66%) Regression Testing
7 11 (7.59%) Manual Testing
8 10 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 10 (6.90%) Project Management
8 10 (6.90%) Automation Testing
9 8 (5.52%) SOA
10 7 (4.83%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.14%) Content Management
11 6 (4.14%) Web Development
11 6 (4.14%) Agile Testing
11 6 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.14%) ITIL
12 5 (3.45%) Validation
12 5 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.83%) SQL
2 33 (22.76%) Java
3 18 (12.41%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.34%) C
5 14 (9.66%) C#
6 12 (8.28%) VB.NET
6 12 (8.28%) C++
7 8 (5.52%) Python
8 5 (3.45%) Ruby
9 4 (2.76%) Perl
9 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.38%) MapBasic
10 2 (1.38%) VBScript
10 2 (1.38%) Fortran
11 1 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (31.03%) ISEB
2 29 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 28 (19.31%) Degree
4 19 (13.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.69%) QA
2 6 (4.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.38%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle
3 2 (1.38%) Mitel
3 2 (1.38%) Capita
3 2 (1.38%) Avaya
3 2 (1.38%) Mapinfo
4 1 (0.69%) Apple
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Winchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago