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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 123 122 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 66 48 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.73% 1.48% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.87% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 59 42 109
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £44,250 £47,750
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
3056 2567 3268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.98% 79.16% 76.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2625 2110 2787
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +13 18 £30,000 -22.89% 1
Winchester +1 11 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Basingstoke -2 9 £41,250 +39.83%
Portsmouth -14 7 £45,000 +38.46%
Fareham -9 6 £38,000 -5.00%
Havant - 3 £54,500 -
Petersfield - 2 £32,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £24,250 - 1
Southampton -3 1 £40,500 -4.70% 1
Yateley - 1 - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 62 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.32%) Selenium
3 39 (25.66%) Automated Testing
3 39 (25.66%) QA
4 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 36 (23.68%) ISEB
6 35 (23.03%) Security Cleared
7 34 (22.37%) Java
8 33 (21.71%) ISTQB
8 33 (21.71%) Test Automation
9 32 (21.05%) Windows
9 32 (21.05%) Degree
9 32 (21.05%) SC Cleared
10 31 (20.39%) Oracle
10 31 (20.39%) ITIL
11 30 (19.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 29 (19.08%) SQL
12 29 (19.08%) Test Scripting
13 28 (18.42%) .NET
14 27 (17.76%) Mentoring
15 23 (15.13%) Computer Science
15 23 (15.13%) DV Cleared
16 22 (14.47%) HTML
16 22 (14.47%) JavaScript
16 22 (14.47%) Manual Testing
17 21 (13.82%) Regression Testing
17 21 (13.82%) JIRA
18 19 (12.50%) C
18 19 (12.50%) C#
18 19 (12.50%) Linux

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) Tomcat
1 8 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) DHCP
1 11 (7.24%) DNS
2 9 (5.92%) HTTP
3 7 (4.61%) CTI
4 4 (2.63%) Firewall
5 3 (1.97%) Internet
6 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.66%) VPN
7 1 (0.66%) LAN
7 1 (0.66%) WAN
7 1 (0.66%) SMTP
7 1 (0.66%) Wireless
7 1 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.95%) MySQL
4 4 (2.63%) MS Access
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 40 (26.32%) Selenium
2 21 (13.82%) JIRA
3 15 (9.87%) WebDriver
4 14 (9.21%) Subversion
5 12 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (7.24%) MSI
6 11 (7.24%) JUnit
7 10 (6.58%) Jenkins
8 9 (5.92%) Git (software)
9 8 (5.26%) Hudson
9 8 (5.26%) CruiseControl
9 8 (5.26%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.95%) NUnit
11 5 (3.29%) PyUnit
12 4 (2.63%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.63%) Maven
13 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.32%) LabVIEW
14 2 (1.32%) Bugzilla
14 2 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (4.61%) Finance
1 7 (4.61%) Electronics
2 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.63%) Retail
2 4 (2.63%) Marketing
3 3 (1.97%) Publishing
4 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (26.32%) Analyst
2 31 (20.39%) Developer
3 27 (17.76%) Test Analyst
3 27 (17.76%) Tester
4 20 (13.16%) Software Tester
5 15 (9.87%) Test Engineer
6 14 (9.21%) Software Engineer
7 13 (8.55%) Support Analyst
7 13 (8.55%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (8.55%) Senior Tester
8 12 (7.89%) QA Engineer
9 11 (7.24%) Senior Support Analyst
9 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (7.24%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (7.24%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 11 (7.24%) Senior Software Tester
10 10 (6.58%) Java Developer
11 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.42%) .NET
2 22 (14.47%) HTML
3 18 (11.84%) CSS
4 15 (9.87%) Web Services
4 15 (9.87%) XML
5 9 (5.92%) jQuery
6 8 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 8 (5.26%) Spring
6 8 (5.26%) NHibernate
6 8 (5.26%) Java EE
7 6 (3.95%) CGI
8 5 (3.29%) Ajax
8 5 (3.29%) HTML5
9 4 (2.63%) Symfony
9 4 (2.63%) J2EE
10 3 (1.97%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.97%) LAMP
10 3 (1.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.89%) Replication
3 11 (7.24%) Open Source
3 11 (7.24%) Derivative
4 8 (5.26%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.61%) User Experience
5 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.95%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.95%) GIS
7 5 (3.29%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.63%) Physics
8 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.32%) Statistics
9 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.32%) IVR
9 2 (1.32%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.66%) EPoS
10 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.05%) Windows
2 19 (12.50%) Linux
3 18 (11.84%) UNIX
4 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.24%) CentOS
5 11 (7.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.24%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.95%) Android
6 6 (3.95%) AIX
6 6 (3.95%) Solaris
7 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.66%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.66%) Automated Testing
3 33 (21.71%) Test Automation
4 31 (20.39%) ITIL
5 29 (19.08%) Test Scripting
6 27 (17.76%) Mentoring
7 22 (14.47%) Manual Testing
8 21 (13.82%) Regression Testing
9 18 (11.84%) Waterfall
10 17 (11.18%) Test Management
10 17 (11.18%) Service Delivery
11 15 (9.87%) Line Management
12 14 (9.21%) Change Control
12 14 (9.21%) Scrum
13 13 (8.55%) Project Management
13 13 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (7.89%) Web Development
15 11 (7.24%) Security Management
15 11 (7.24%) Performance Management
15 11 (7.24%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.37%) Java
2 29 (19.08%) SQL
3 22 (14.47%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.50%) C
4 19 (12.50%) C#
4 19 (12.50%) Python
5 11 (7.24%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.24%) Perl
5 11 (7.24%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.58%) C++
7 8 (5.26%) VB
7 8 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.95%) Fortran
8 6 (3.95%) MapBasic
9 4 (2.63%) PHP
10 3 (1.97%) XPath
11 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.66%) VBA
12 1 (0.66%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 36 (23.68%) ISEB
2 35 (23.03%) Security Cleared
3 33 (21.71%) ISTQB
4 32 (21.05%) Degree
4 32 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 30 (19.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (15.13%) DV Cleared
7 11 (7.24%) RHCE
7 11 (7.24%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.66%) PhD
9 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (25.66%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) Active Directory
1 11 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (7.24%) Puppet
2 11 (7.24%) SCCM
3 6 (3.95%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.39%) Oracle
3 15 (9.87%) HP
4 12 (7.89%) VMware
5 11 (7.24%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.95%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.66%) Apple
7 1 (0.66%) Avaya
7 1 (0.66%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.66%) Mitel
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