The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 107 121 132
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 83 66 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.01% 1.74% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.25% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 65 60 48
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3263 2936 3327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.84% 77.61% 80.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2741 2382 2878
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +9 17 £32,500 -13.33%
Basingstoke +4 12 £27,500 - 2
Winchester -10 8 £31,250 +13.63% 1
Gosport - 8 £27,500 -
Fareham -17 7 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Portsmouth -21 5 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Farnborough -6 2 £36,250 +3.57%
Aldershot -21 1 £43,000 +1.17%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (47.33%) ISEB
2 54 (41.22%) ISTQB
3 43 (32.82%) SQL
4 40 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (30.53%) Test Scripting
5 38 (29.01%) Microsoft
6 35 (26.72%) .NET
6 35 (26.72%) QA
7 31 (23.66%) Windows
8 28 (21.37%) MS Excel
9 27 (20.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (19.85%) Degree
11 25 (19.08%) Scrum
12 24 (18.32%) Selenium
12 24 (18.32%) Automated Testing
12 24 (18.32%) VB.NET
13 19 (14.50%) Security Cleared
14 15 (11.45%) Computer Science
14 15 (11.45%) Test Automation
15 14 (10.69%) Project Management
16 13 (9.92%) C#
16 13 (9.92%) Manual Testing
17 11 (8.40%) Games
17 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
17 11 (8.40%) ITIL
17 11 (8.40%) Internet
17 11 (8.40%) ISO 9001
17 11 (8.40%) Regression Testing
17 11 (8.40%) Agile Testing
18 10 (7.63%) JavaScript

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (21.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.40%) Internet
2 7 (5.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (18.32%) Selenium
2 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.05%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.29%) Subversion
3 3 (2.29%) JIRA
3 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.53%) Calabash
4 2 (1.53%) JBehave
4 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.76%) Maven
5 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (8.40%) Games
2 9 (6.87%) Finance
3 6 (4.58%) Legal
4 3 (2.29%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (40.46%) Analyst
2 40 (30.53%) Tester
3 36 (27.48%) Test Analyst
4 30 (22.90%) Software Tester
5 16 (12.21%) Test Manager
6 13 (9.92%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (9.16%) QA Analyst
8 11 (8.40%) Software Engineer
9 10 (7.63%) Technical Design Analyst
10 9 (6.87%) QA Test Analyst
11 7 (5.34%) QA Manager
11 7 (5.34%) QA Test Manager
12 6 (4.58%) Test Team Leader
12 6 (4.58%) Software Test Engineer
12 6 (4.58%) Team Leader
12 6 (4.58%) Test Engineer
12 6 (4.58%) Software Test Analyst
13 5 (3.82%) Software Manager
13 5 (3.82%) Lead Test Analyst
14 4 (3.05%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.72%) .NET
2 8 (6.11%) HTML
3 7 (5.34%) XML
4 6 (4.58%) Web Services
5 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.29%) XSL
6 3 (2.29%) WinForms
6 3 (2.29%) Ajax
7 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.05%) Open Source
2 4 (3.05%) Derivative
3 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.53%) EPoS
4 1 (0.76%) EMV
4 1 (0.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.66%) Windows
2 7 (5.34%) Linux
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (3.05%) CentOS
3 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.05%) UNIX
3 4 (3.05%) Solaris
4 3 (2.29%) Android
4 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (30.53%) Test Scripting
2 27 (20.61%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (19.08%) Scrum
4 24 (18.32%) Automated Testing
5 15 (11.45%) Test Automation
6 14 (10.69%) Project Management
7 13 (9.92%) Manual Testing
8 11 (8.40%) ITIL
8 11 (8.40%) Regression Testing
8 11 (8.40%) Agile Testing
9 9 (6.87%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.11%) Release Management
11 7 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.34%) Security Testing
11 7 (5.34%) Web Testing
12 5 (3.82%) Test Strategy
13 4 (3.05%) ITIL V3
13 4 (3.05%) BDD
13 4 (3.05%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.82%) SQL
2 24 (18.32%) VB.NET
3 13 (9.92%) C#
4 10 (7.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.34%) Java
6 5 (3.82%) Python
7 4 (3.05%) Ruby
7 4 (3.05%) Perl
7 4 (3.05%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.29%) C++
9 2 (1.53%) C
10 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (47.33%) ISEB
2 54 (41.22%) ISTQB
3 26 (19.85%) Degree
4 19 (14.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.05%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.05%) RHCE
7 3 (2.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (26.72%) QA
2 11 (8.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (29.01%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.05%) VMware
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle
2 4 (3.05%) HP
2 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.53%) Capita
Ringwood
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PENSION
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Fareham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Winchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, benefits
Posted: 27 days ago