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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 114 101 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 70 96 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.05% 2.66% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 3.11% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61 84 63
Median salary £35,000 £36,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
2891 3091 3268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.71% 85.53% 83.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2516 2522 2693
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Basingstoke +1 16 £36,000 +13.38%
Fareham -13 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Portsmouth +1 8 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Winchester +10 7 £45,000 +95.65% 2
Farnborough +1 7 £31,000 -40.95% 2
Southampton -4 6 £30,000 -22.58% 2
Andover -9 6 £35,000 +9.37%
Ringwood - 2 - -
Havant - 1 £32,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.87%) Windows
3 51 (33.55%) SQL
4 46 (30.26%) Microsoft
5 42 (27.63%) Software Engineering
6 37 (24.34%) Test Automation
7 35 (23.03%) QA
8 34 (22.37%) Selenium
8 34 (22.37%) Test Scripting
9 31 (20.39%) Linux
10 29 (19.08%) ISEB
11 27 (17.76%) T-SQL
12 26 (17.11%) C#
13 25 (16.45%) C++
14 24 (15.79%) .NET
14 24 (15.79%) Regression Testing
15 22 (14.47%) Java
15 22 (14.47%) Degree
16 21 (13.82%) ISTQB
16 21 (13.82%) Oracle
17 20 (13.16%) HTML
17 20 (13.16%) ITIL
18 19 (12.50%) TDD
18 19 (12.50%) Scrum
18 19 (12.50%) JIRA
19 18 (11.84%) Performance Testing
19 18 (11.84%) Unix
19 18 (11.84%) N-Tier
19 18 (11.84%) SDLC
19 18 (11.84%) Virtual Machines

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 17 (11.18%) CMS
2 9 (5.92%) Apache
3 8 (5.26%) JBoss
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.32%) IIS
5 2 (1.32%) SAS
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Maximo
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) Force.com
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) Firewall
1 4 (2.63%) HTTP
2 3 (1.97%) VLAN
3 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.32%) RS-485
3 2 (1.32%) SNMP
3 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.32%) Wireless
4 1 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.24%) MySQL
2 11 (7.24%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (22.37%) Selenium
2 19 (12.50%) JIRA
3 14 (9.21%) Subversion
4 13 (8.55%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.55%) SoapUI
5 11 (7.24%) Bugzilla
6 10 (6.58%) WebDriver
7 9 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (5.92%) Visual Studio
8 8 (5.26%) HP UFT
9 7 (4.61%) JMeter
10 6 (3.95%) NUnit
11 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.97%) Appium
13 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.97%) Rational DOORS
13 3 (1.97%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.32%) Robot Framework
15 1 (0.66%) Flyway
General
1 15 (9.87%) Publishing
2 10 (6.58%) Finance
2 10 (6.58%) Retail
3 7 (4.61%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Advertising
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (20.39%) Analyst
1 31 (20.39%) Test Analyst
2 30 (19.74%) Test Engineer
3 19 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 19 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 15 (9.87%) Developer
4 15 (9.87%) Tester
5 10 (6.58%) Embedded Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) QA Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Test Leader
6 9 (5.92%) Test Manager
7 8 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (5.26%) Software Tester
8 7 (4.61%) Software Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Automation Tester
9 5 (3.29%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.79%) .NET
2 20 (13.16%) HTML
3 17 (11.18%) XML
4 16 (10.53%) J2EE
5 15 (9.87%) CSS
6 14 (9.21%) Ajax
6 14 (9.21%) CSS3
6 14 (9.21%) HTML5
6 14 (9.21%) jQuery
6 14 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (8.55%) MFC
8 5 (3.29%) Web Services
9 4 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (2.63%) Apache Camel
9 4 (2.63%) Spring
10 2 (1.32%) CORBA
10 2 (1.32%) Protocol Buffers
11 1 (0.66%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.66%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) N-Tier
2 16 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.21%) User Experience
4 10 (6.58%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (6.58%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.92%) Derivative
6 7 (4.61%) IVR
7 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (3.29%) Replication
9 4 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.63%) Fintech
10 3 (1.97%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.66%) Contactless
11 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (34.87%) Windows
2 31 (20.39%) Linux
3 18 (11.84%) Unix
4 9 (5.92%) CentOS
4 9 (5.92%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.29%) AIX
5 5 (3.29%) Solaris
5 5 (3.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.63%) Software Engineering
3 37 (24.34%) Test Automation
4 34 (22.37%) Test Scripting
5 24 (15.79%) Regression Testing
6 20 (13.16%) ITIL
7 19 (12.50%) Scrum
7 19 (12.50%) TDD
8 18 (11.84%) Performance Testing
8 18 (11.84%) SDLC
9 17 (11.18%) Automated Testing
9 17 (11.18%) Content Management
9 17 (11.18%) OO
10 15 (9.87%) Data Protection
10 15 (9.87%) E-Commerce
10 15 (9.87%) Web Development
11 14 (9.21%) Front End Development
11 14 (9.21%) Test Planning
12 12 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (7.24%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (33.55%) SQL
2 27 (17.76%) T-SQL
3 26 (17.11%) C#
4 25 (16.45%) C++
5 22 (14.47%) Java
6 15 (9.87%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.24%) Python
8 10 (6.58%) C
8 10 (6.58%) R
9 9 (5.92%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.92%) Perl
9 9 (5.92%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.66%) Groovy
10 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (19.08%) ISEB
2 22 (14.47%) Degree
3 21 (13.82%) ISTQB
4 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.92%) RHCE
5 9 (5.92%) RHCSA
6 8 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) MCITP
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.66%) OCA
8 1 (0.66%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.66%) OCP
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (23.03%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.84%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (7.24%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (5.92%) Puppet
2 5 (3.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 46 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.82%) Oracle
3 14 (9.21%) HP
4 13 (8.55%) VMware
5 9 (5.92%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.32%) Telelogic
7 1 (0.66%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.66%) Arqiva
7 1 (0.66%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco
7 1 (0.66%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.66%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.66%) Juniper
7 1 (0.66%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.66%) Splunk
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Healthcare + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
The SLR Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago