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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 102 123 143
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 94 65 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.54% 1.65% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.12% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82 62 31
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
3108 3059 2981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.02% 77.70% 80.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 2493 2538
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Winchester -5 15 £23,000 -42.50% 1
Portsmouth +26 10 £45,000 +38.46%
Fareham +20 10 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Andover -4 10 £32,000 -22.89%
Southampton +5 9 £41,500 +27.69%
Farnborough -20 9 £52,500 +36.36%
Petersfield - 4 - -
Basingstoke +21 1 £28,500 +3.63%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 66 (34.02%) SQL Server
2 62 (31.96%) Windows
3 59 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (29.38%) Security Cleared
5 56 (28.87%) C#
6 54 (27.84%) ISTQB
7 53 (27.32%) SQL
7 53 (27.32%) Microsoft
8 48 (24.74%) DV Cleared
9 45 (23.20%) QA
10 43 (22.16%) SC Cleared
11 42 (21.65%) .NET
12 40 (20.62%) ITIL
13 37 (19.07%) ISEB
13 37 (19.07%) Service Delivery
13 37 (19.07%) Automated Testing
13 37 (19.07%) Mentoring
14 36 (18.56%) Test Automation
15 35 (18.04%) Manual Testing
16 34 (17.53%) HTML
17 33 (17.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 29 (14.95%) JavaScript
18 29 (14.95%) Line Management
19 28 (14.43%) Software Distribution
19 28 (14.43%) ASP.NET
19 28 (14.43%) Finance
19 28 (14.43%) SCCM
19 28 (14.43%) Performance Management
19 28 (14.43%) Selenium
20 26 (13.40%) Test Scripting

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.52%) IIS
1 1 (0.52%) JBoss
1 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.15%) CTI
2 8 (4.12%) DHCP
2 8 (4.12%) DNS
3 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.03%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.52%) Broadband
5 1 (0.52%) LAN
5 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (34.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.15%) QlikView
3 10 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.09%) MySQL
5 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (14.43%) Selenium
2 25 (12.89%) HP UFT
3 17 (8.76%) WebDriver
4 14 (7.22%) NUnit
5 13 (6.70%) JMeter
6 12 (6.19%) NSubstitute
7 11 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (5.67%) Visual Studio
8 10 (5.15%) NuGet
9 8 (4.12%) MSI
10 5 (2.58%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.55%) Subversion
11 3 (1.55%) JIRA
11 3 (1.55%) Bugzilla
12 2 (1.03%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.03%) GDB
13 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.52%) Fiddler
13 1 (0.52%) TestComplete
General
1 28 (14.43%) Finance
2 10 (5.15%) Publishing
3 3 (1.55%) Marketing
4 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.52%) Automotive
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (23.71%) Developer
2 34 (17.53%) Analyst
3 32 (16.49%) Test Analyst
4 20 (10.31%) Technical Leader
5 18 (9.28%) Team Leader
5 18 (9.28%) Test Team Leader
6 16 (8.25%) .NET Developer
6 16 (8.25%) Administrator
6 16 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (8.25%) Test Engineer
6 16 (8.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 16 (8.25%) Linux Administrator
6 16 (8.25%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (7.73%) Tester
8 14 (7.22%) Automation Team Leader
9 13 (6.70%) Software Developer
9 13 (6.70%) QA Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) QA Test Analyst
10 10 (5.15%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.65%) .NET
2 34 (17.53%) HTML
3 28 (14.43%) ASP.NET
4 24 (12.37%) CSS
5 23 (11.86%) Web Services
6 20 (10.31%) JSP
6 20 (10.31%) Software Packaging
7 15 (7.73%) WinForms
8 13 (6.70%) .NET Framework
9 10 (5.15%) Backbone.js
9 10 (5.15%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (5.15%) HTML5
9 10 (5.15%) Entity Framework
9 10 (5.15%) NHibernate
9 10 (5.15%) DOM
9 10 (5.15%) CGI
9 10 (5.15%) WCF
9 10 (5.15%) DHTML
10 7 (3.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) Derivative
2 13 (6.70%) Client/Server
2 13 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.67%) Cryptography
4 10 (5.15%) Replication
4 10 (5.15%) NHS
4 10 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.12%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.55%) User Experience
7 2 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.03%) IVR
7 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.52%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 62 (31.96%) Windows
2 24 (12.37%) Linux
3 16 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (8.25%) CentOS
3 16 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (8.25%) Oracle Linux
3 16 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (8.25%) UNIX
4 2 (1.03%) Debian
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.62%) ITIL
3 37 (19.07%) Service Delivery
3 37 (19.07%) Automated Testing
3 37 (19.07%) Mentoring
4 36 (18.56%) Test Automation
5 35 (18.04%) Manual Testing
6 29 (14.95%) Line Management
7 28 (14.43%) Performance Management
7 28 (14.43%) Software Distribution
8 26 (13.40%) Test Scripting
9 25 (12.89%) Test Strategy
10 24 (12.37%) OO
11 23 (11.86%) Performance Testing
12 22 (11.34%) Content Management
13 20 (10.31%) TDD
13 20 (10.31%) Compatibility Testing
14 19 (9.79%) Test Planning
14 19 (9.79%) Regression Testing
15 18 (9.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (28.87%) C#
2 53 (27.32%) SQL
3 29 (14.95%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.82%) C++
4 21 (10.82%) C
5 20 (10.31%) PowerShell
5 20 (10.31%) Python
6 18 (9.28%) Perl
7 17 (8.76%) Bash Shell
8 16 (8.25%) Shell Script
9 15 (7.73%) VB
10 11 (5.67%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.61%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.55%) PHP
12 3 (1.55%) Java
12 3 (1.55%) Ruby
13 1 (0.52%) VB6
13 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (29.38%) Security Cleared
2 54 (27.84%) ISTQB
3 48 (24.74%) DV Cleared
4 43 (22.16%) SC Cleared
5 37 (19.07%) ISEB
6 33 (17.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 24 (12.37%) Degree
8 16 (8.25%) RHCE
8 16 (8.25%) RHCSA
9 8 (4.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (23.20%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (14.43%) SCCM
2 16 (8.25%) Puppet
3 12 (6.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (27.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.31%) Citrix
3 17 (8.76%) HP
3 17 (8.76%) Oracle
4 16 (8.25%) Red Hat
4 16 (8.25%) VMware
5 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.52%) Telerik
6 1 (0.52%) Pegasus
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago