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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 122 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 43 60 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.47% 1.84% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.14% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 59 66
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £30,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
2506 2810 3199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.41% 86.09% 84.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2062 2476 2749
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +1 8 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Portsmouth -2 8 £26,000 -27.77%
Basingstoke -12 8 £42,500 +37.09% 3
Fareham +3 7 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Winchester - 6 £50,000 -
Havant +14 3 - -
Farnborough -3 3 £57,500 +53.33%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 72 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (42.42%) Degree
3 41 (41.41%) SQL
4 38 (38.38%) Test Automation
5 37 (37.37%) QA
6 34 (34.34%) Selenium
7 33 (33.33%) Windows
8 32 (32.32%) C#
8 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
9 31 (31.31%) ISTQB
10 29 (29.29%) Manual Testing
11 27 (27.27%) Computer Science
11 27 (27.27%) .NET
12 26 (26.26%) Automated Testing
12 26 (26.26%) Scrum
13 25 (25.25%) SDLC
14 24 (24.24%) Mentoring
14 24 (24.24%) Web Services
15 19 (19.19%) Java
15 19 (19.19%) Test Scripting
15 19 (19.19%) JIRA
16 18 (18.18%) TDD
16 18 (18.18%) ISEB
16 18 (18.18%) BDD
17 17 (17.17%) Finance
18 16 (16.16%) HTML
18 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET
18 16 (16.16%) CSS
18 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
18 16 (16.16%) Amazon AWS

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 10 (10.10%) Confluence
1 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.04%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Project
2 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (7.07%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (5.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) SAP BW
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (34.34%) Selenium
2 19 (19.19%) JIRA
3 15 (15.15%) SoapUI
4 14 (14.14%) HP UFT
5 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.04%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.04%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (4.04%) JMeter
6 4 (4.04%) LoadRunner
6 4 (4.04%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.04%) Zephyr
7 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.02%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.02%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.02%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (2.02%) Toad
9 1 (1.01%) JUnit
9 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.06%) Retail
2 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.05%) Electronics
3 5 (5.05%) Marketing
4 4 (4.04%) Military
5 2 (2.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Test Manager
2 22 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 20 (20.20%) Tester
4 19 (19.19%) Developer
5 12 (12.12%) Developer in Test
6 11 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 11 (11.11%) Software Tester
7 9 (9.09%) Manual Tester
8 8 (8.08%) Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Test Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Development Manager
10 6 (6.06%) IT Development Manager
10 6 (6.06%) IT Manager
10 6 (6.06%) QA Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) Software Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Software QA Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
11 5 (5.05%) Quality Engineer
11 5 (5.05%) Software Quality Engineer
12 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.27%) .NET
2 24 (24.24%) Web Services
3 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET
3 16 (16.16%) CSS
3 16 (16.16%) HTML
4 7 (7.07%) CGI
5 4 (4.04%) JMS
6 1 (1.01%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.01%) REST
6 1 (1.01%) SOAP
6 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.07%) Smart Meter
3 4 (4.04%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.04%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.01%) EPoS
5 1 (1.01%) IVR
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.01%) Debian
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) SUSE
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.38%) Test Automation
3 29 (29.29%) Manual Testing
4 26 (26.26%) Automated Testing
4 26 (26.26%) Scrum
5 25 (25.25%) SDLC
6 24 (24.24%) Mentoring
7 19 (19.19%) Test Scripting
8 18 (18.18%) BDD
8 18 (18.18%) TDD
9 15 (15.15%) Automation Testing
9 15 (15.15%) Regression Testing
10 14 (14.14%) Test Management
11 13 (13.13%) Performance Testing
12 12 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (10.10%) Integration Testing
13 10 (10.10%) ITIL
14 9 (9.09%) Coaching
14 9 (9.09%) Programme Management
14 9 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.41%) SQL
2 32 (32.32%) C#
3 19 (19.19%) Java
4 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.09%) Python
6 4 (4.04%) C
6 4 (4.04%) C++
6 4 (4.04%) Perl
6 4 (4.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (42.42%) Degree
2 31 (31.31%) ISTQB
3 18 (18.18%) ISEB
4 15 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (37.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) SAP
3 9 (9.09%) Remedy
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle
5 4 (4.04%) HP
6 3 (3.03%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.03%) IBM
7 2 (2.02%) Capita
7 2 (2.02%) T-Plan
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.01%) VMware
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