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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 125 98 124
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +26
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 55 95 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.71% 2.60% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.99% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 90 74
Median salary £30,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2716 3173 3400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.40% 86.72% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2388 2685 2816
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,429
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Southampton -23 15 £30,000 -27.71%
Basingstoke -9 11 £40,000 -8.04%
Winchester +1 8 £30,000 -38.46% 2
Farnborough +1 6 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Havant +13 3 - -
Portsmouth +3 3 £27,500 -23.61% 1
Andover -1 2 £44,500 - 1
Fareham -3 1 £32,000 -1.53%
Aldershot - 1 £32,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 61 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (40.00%) SQL
3 44 (35.20%) Windows
4 41 (32.80%) Selenium
5 40 (32.00%) QA
5 40 (32.00%) Regression Testing
6 39 (31.20%) Microsoft
7 35 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 32 (25.60%) Test Automation
9 31 (24.80%) C#
10 29 (23.20%) ISEB
11 26 (20.80%) Performance Testing
12 24 (19.20%) T-SQL
13 23 (18.40%) TDD
13 23 (18.40%) SoapUI
14 22 (17.60%) Degree
14 22 (17.60%) SDLC
15 20 (16.00%) ISTQB
15 20 (16.00%) Scrum
16 19 (15.20%) Finance
16 19 (15.20%) Test Planning
16 19 (15.20%) Exploratory Testing
17 18 (14.40%) BDD
18 17 (13.60%) Software Engineering
19 16 (12.80%) HTML
19 16 (12.80%) CSS
19 16 (12.80%) ITIL
19 16 (12.80%) Computer Science
19 16 (12.80%) Manual Testing
20 15 (12.00%) .NET

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 14 (11.20%) CMS
2 6 (4.80%) Apache
3 5 (4.00%) JBoss
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.60%) SAS
6 1 (0.80%) IIS
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (2.40%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.80%) Maximo
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.40%) SaaS
3 2 (1.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.80%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) HTTP
2 3 (2.40%) Firewall
3 2 (1.60%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.60%) FTP
3 2 (1.60%) RS-485
3 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) MySQL
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.40%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 41 (32.80%) Selenium
2 23 (18.40%) SoapUI
3 11 (8.80%) WebDriver
4 9 (7.20%) JIRA
5 8 (6.40%) HP UFT
5 8 (6.40%) JMeter
6 7 (5.60%) NUnit
7 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.20%) Subversion
7 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.40%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.40%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.40%) Toad
9 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.60%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.60%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.80%) Flyway
General
1 19 (15.20%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Publishing
2 9 (7.20%) Retail
3 5 (4.00%) Banking
4 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (24.80%) Tester
2 23 (18.40%) Analyst
3 20 (16.00%) Software Tester
3 20 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 20 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 17 (13.60%) Developer
5 11 (8.80%) Test Manager
6 10 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Automation Tester
8 7 (5.60%) Test Leader
9 6 (4.80%) Automation Test Lead
9 6 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.80%) QA Manager
9 6 (4.80%) QA Test Manager
9 6 (4.80%) Software Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Manual Tester
10 5 (4.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 5 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (4.00%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.80%) CSS
1 16 (12.80%) HTML
2 15 (12.00%) .NET
3 9 (7.20%) J2EE
3 9 (7.20%) Web Services
4 8 (6.40%) Ajax
4 8 (6.40%) CSS3
4 8 (6.40%) HTML5
4 8 (6.40%) jQuery
4 8 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.60%) XML
6 4 (3.20%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (3.20%) Apache Camel
6 4 (3.20%) Spring
7 3 (2.40%) CGI
7 3 (2.40%) MFC
8 1 (0.80%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.80%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.40%) User Experience
5 7 (5.60%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.00%) Derivative
6 5 (4.00%) Replication
7 4 (3.20%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.20%) Fintech
8 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.40%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.60%) IVR
10 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.80%) EPoS
10 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (35.20%) Windows
2 12 (9.60%) Linux
3 11 (8.80%) Unix
4 5 (4.00%) AIX
4 5 (4.00%) CentOS
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.00%) Solaris
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.00%) Regression Testing
3 35 (28.00%) Test Scripting
4 32 (25.60%) Test Automation
5 26 (20.80%) Performance Testing
6 23 (18.40%) TDD
7 22 (17.60%) SDLC
8 20 (16.00%) Scrum
9 19 (15.20%) Exploratory Testing
9 19 (15.20%) Test Planning
10 18 (14.40%) BDD
11 17 (13.60%) Software Engineering
12 16 (12.80%) ITIL
12 16 (12.80%) Manual Testing
13 14 (11.20%) Content Management
13 14 (11.20%) Mentoring
14 12 (9.60%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (8.80%) Automated Testing
15 11 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (7.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.00%) SQL
2 31 (24.80%) C#
3 24 (19.20%) T-SQL
4 14 (11.20%) Java
5 9 (7.20%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.60%) C
6 7 (5.60%) C++
7 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.00%) Perl
7 5 (4.00%) Python
7 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.80%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.80%) Groovy
8 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.80%) R
8 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (23.20%) ISEB
2 22 (17.60%) Degree
3 20 (16.00%) ISTQB
4 10 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.00%) RHCE
6 5 (4.00%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.80%) OCA
7 1 (0.80%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.80%) OCP
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.20%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (4.80%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.60%) OpenSSH
4 2 (1.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.00%) Control-M
2 5 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (31.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.00%) Oracle
3 7 (5.60%) HP
3 7 (5.60%) VMware
4 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (1.60%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.60%) Citrix
5 2 (1.60%) IBM
5 2 (1.60%) T-Plan
6 1 (0.80%) Arqiva
6 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago