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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 118 129 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 79 64 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.06% 1.74% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.19% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 66 53 99
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £32,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
3112 2917 3329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.34% 79.46% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2608 2451 2838
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Basingstoke +15 9 £43,750 +34.61% 1
Winchester +14 9 £37,500 - 2
Portsmouth -17 9 £45,000 +38.46%
Andover -13 8 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Southampton +2 7 £32,750 -12.66% 1
Petersfield - 7 £32,500 -
Farnborough - 7 £23,500 -
Fareham -10 4 £38,000 -5.00%
Yateley +3 3 - -
Eastleigh +6 1 £28,000 -3.44%
Aldershot -8 1 - -
Havant - 1 £54,500 - 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 71 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (33.33%) Java
3 43 (29.25%) Selenium
4 42 (28.57%) QA
5 40 (27.21%) ISEB
6 34 (23.13%) Test Scripting
7 33 (22.45%) Windows
8 31 (21.09%) Automated Testing
9 29 (19.73%) Degree
9 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
10 27 (18.37%) JavaScript
10 27 (18.37%) HTML
11 26 (17.69%) Oracle
11 26 (17.69%) ISTQB
12 25 (17.01%) SQL
12 25 (17.01%) ITIL
13 24 (16.33%) C
14 23 (15.65%) Regression Testing
14 23 (15.65%) Test Automation
14 23 (15.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 22 (14.97%) JIRA
15 22 (14.97%) CSS
16 20 (13.61%) .NET
16 20 (13.61%) WebDriver
17 19 (12.93%) Waterfall
17 19 (12.93%) Linux
18 18 (12.24%) Computer Science
19 17 (11.56%) Manual Testing
19 17 (11.56%) Security Cleared
20 16 (10.88%) Web Development

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (5.44%) Tomcat
1 8 (5.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (4.08%) Apache
3 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) HTTP
2 7 (4.76%) CTI
2 7 (4.76%) Firewall
3 3 (2.04%) Internet
4 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) LAN
5 1 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) SMTP
5 1 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.04%) MySQL
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.36%) MS Access
4 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 43 (29.25%) Selenium
2 22 (14.97%) JIRA
3 20 (13.61%) WebDriver
4 15 (10.20%) JUnit
4 15 (10.20%) Subversion
5 11 (7.48%) Jenkins
6 10 (6.80%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (6.80%) Git (software)
7 8 (5.44%) CruiseControl
7 8 (5.44%) TeamCity
7 8 (5.44%) Hudson
8 7 (4.76%) Maven
9 5 (3.40%) TestNG
10 4 (2.72%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.36%) Bugzilla
12 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.68%) JBehave
General
1 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 7 (4.76%) Publishing
2 6 (4.08%) Finance
3 3 (2.04%) Legal
3 3 (2.04%) Retail
3 3 (2.04%) Electronics
4 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (26.53%) Analyst
2 37 (25.17%) Test Analyst
3 25 (17.01%) Tester
4 24 (16.33%) Developer
5 22 (14.97%) Software Engineer
6 18 (12.24%) Software Tester
6 18 (12.24%) Test Engineer
7 14 (9.52%) QA Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) Senior Tester
9 11 (7.48%) Java Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) Senior Software Tester
11 7 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (4.76%) Web Developer
12 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (4.08%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.37%) HTML
2 22 (14.97%) CSS
3 20 (13.61%) .NET
4 15 (10.20%) Web Services
5 12 (8.16%) XML
6 10 (6.80%) Ajax
6 10 (6.80%) jQuery
7 9 (6.12%) HTML5
8 8 (5.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (5.44%) Hibernate
8 8 (5.44%) Spring
8 8 (5.44%) NHibernate
8 8 (5.44%) Java EE
8 8 (5.44%) J2EE
9 7 (4.76%) CSS3
9 7 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (4.08%) CGI
11 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.36%) JSP
12 2 (1.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.80%) Replication
3 9 (6.12%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (5.44%) Open Source
4 8 (5.44%) Derivative
4 8 (5.44%) User Experience
4 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.76%) GIS
6 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.72%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.04%) Physics
8 2 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.36%) Statistics
8 2 (1.36%) IVR
9 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.68%) Handset
9 1 (0.68%) EPoS
9 1 (0.68%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.45%) Windows
2 19 (12.93%) Linux
3 13 (8.84%) UNIX
4 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.80%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.44%) CentOS
6 8 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.72%) Android
7 4 (2.72%) AIX
7 4 (2.72%) Solaris
8 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.13%) Test Scripting
3 31 (21.09%) Automated Testing
4 25 (17.01%) ITIL
5 23 (15.65%) Regression Testing
5 23 (15.65%) Test Automation
6 19 (12.93%) Waterfall
7 17 (11.56%) Manual Testing
8 16 (10.88%) Web Development
9 15 (10.20%) Change Control
10 14 (9.52%) Scrum
11 12 (8.16%) Project Management
11 12 (8.16%) Mentoring
12 11 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.80%) Service Delivery
14 9 (6.12%) Test Management
15 8 (5.44%) Test Planning
15 8 (5.44%) Unit Testing
15 8 (5.44%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.33%) Java
2 27 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 25 (17.01%) SQL
4 24 (16.33%) C
5 14 (9.52%) C++
6 11 (7.48%) Python
7 10 (6.80%) C#
8 8 (5.44%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.44%) Perl
8 8 (5.44%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.44%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.76%) MapBasic
9 7 (4.76%) Fortran
10 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.36%) VBScript
11 2 (1.36%) VB
11 2 (1.36%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.68%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (27.21%) ISEB
2 29 (19.73%) Degree
3 26 (17.69%) ISTQB
4 23 (15.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (11.56%) Security Cleared
6 13 (8.84%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.12%) DV Cleared
8 8 (5.44%) RHCE
9 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.04%) Firmware
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Puppet
2 5 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.72%) Control-M
4 2 (1.36%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.69%) Oracle
3 9 (6.12%) HP
3 9 (6.12%) VMware
4 8 (5.44%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.76%) Mapinfo
6 3 (2.04%) Avaya
6 3 (2.04%) Mitel
7 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
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