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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 96 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 99 60 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.75% 1.53% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.96% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 88 52 55
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,900 £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
3012 3060 2905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 83.71% 78.14% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2596 2414
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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
Fareham +23 18 £35,000 +20.17% 1
Portsmouth +15 15 £45,000 +38.46%
Southampton +10 13 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Andover -1 12 £32,000 -22.89%
Winchester -18 10 £22,750 -35.00% 3
Farnborough -7 8 £62,500 +62.33% 3
Petersfield - 4 - -
Basingstoke +19 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 62 (32.98%) SQL
2 59 (31.38%) Windows
3 58 (30.85%) Security Cleared
4 56 (29.79%) SQL Server
4 56 (29.79%) Microsoft
5 55 (29.26%) DV Cleared
6 52 (27.66%) C#
7 51 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (22.87%) .NET
8 43 (22.87%) SC Cleared
9 41 (21.81%) Mentoring
10 39 (20.74%) Service Delivery
11 37 (19.68%) ITIL
11 37 (19.68%) ISTQB
12 35 (18.62%) QA
12 35 (18.62%) Test Automation
12 35 (18.62%) HTML
13 34 (18.09%) Automated Testing
14 33 (17.55%) ISEB
14 33 (17.55%) Line Management
15 32 (17.02%) Manual Testing
16 30 (15.96%) Test Scripting
16 30 (15.96%) SCCM
16 30 (15.96%) Performance Management
16 30 (15.96%) Software Distribution
16 30 (15.96%) JavaScript
17 28 (14.89%) ASP.NET
17 28 (14.89%) QuickTest Pro
17 28 (14.89%) Python
17 28 (14.89%) Degree

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.91%) DHCP
1 13 (6.91%) DNS
2 6 (3.19%) CTI
3 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.06%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.53%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) HTTP
5 1 (0.53%) Broadband
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) Wireless
5 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (5.32%) QlikView
3 10 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.79%) MySQL
5 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.60%) MS Access
7 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (14.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 24 (12.77%) Selenium
3 13 (6.91%) MSI
4 12 (6.38%) NUnit
5 11 (5.85%) WebDriver
6 9 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.26%) NuGet
7 8 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.72%) JMeter
9 6 (3.19%) NSubstitute
10 5 (2.66%) PyUnit
10 5 (2.66%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.60%) Subversion
12 2 (1.06%) JIRA
12 2 (1.06%) GDB
12 2 (1.06%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.06%) Bugzilla
13 1 (0.53%) MSTest
13 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (13.83%) Finance
2 6 (3.19%) Marketing
2 6 (3.19%) Publishing
3 3 (1.60%) Electronics
4 2 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Automotive
5 1 (0.53%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (26.06%) Developer
2 37 (19.68%) Analyst
3 30 (15.96%) Test Analyst
4 20 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (10.64%) Linux Administrator
4 20 (10.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 20 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (10.64%) Administrator
5 17 (9.04%) Tester
5 17 (9.04%) Technical Leader
6 16 (8.51%) .NET Developer
7 14 (7.45%) Software Developer
8 13 (6.91%) QA Engineer
9 10 (5.32%) QlikView Consultant
9 10 (5.32%) Software Tester
9 10 (5.32%) Consultant
10 9 (4.79%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.79%) Test Manager
10 9 (4.79%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.87%) .NET
2 35 (18.62%) HTML
3 28 (14.89%) ASP.NET
4 25 (13.30%) CSS
5 17 (9.04%) JSP
5 17 (9.04%) Software Packaging
6 16 (8.51%) Web Services
7 13 (6.91%) WinForms
8 10 (5.32%) .NET Framework
9 8 (4.26%) Entity Framework
9 8 (4.26%) Backbone.js
9 8 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (4.26%) HTML5
9 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (4.26%) WCF
9 8 (4.26%) NHibernate
9 8 (4.26%) DHTML
9 8 (4.26%) XML
9 8 (4.26%) DOM
10 6 (3.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.64%) Derivative
2 16 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 12 (6.38%) Cryptography
3 12 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.85%) N-Tier
4 11 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.32%) NHS
6 6 (3.19%) User Experience
6 6 (3.19%) Replication
7 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.06%) IVR
7 2 (1.06%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.53%) Xbox
8 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.38%) Windows
2 27 (14.36%) Linux
3 20 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (10.64%) CentOS
3 20 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (10.64%) Oracle Linux
3 20 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (10.64%) UNIX
4 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.60%) Android
5 2 (1.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.81%) Mentoring
3 39 (20.74%) Service Delivery
4 37 (19.68%) ITIL
5 35 (18.62%) Test Automation
6 34 (18.09%) Automated Testing
7 33 (17.55%) Line Management
8 32 (17.02%) Manual Testing
9 30 (15.96%) Test Scripting
9 30 (15.96%) Performance Management
9 30 (15.96%) Software Distribution
10 24 (12.77%) OO
11 23 (12.23%) Content Management
12 21 (11.17%) Open Source
13 20 (10.64%) Server Building
13 20 (10.64%) Security Management
14 17 (9.04%) Scrum
14 17 (9.04%) Compatibility Testing
14 17 (9.04%) Test Planning
15 16 (8.51%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.98%) SQL
2 52 (27.66%) C#
3 30 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.89%) Python
5 25 (13.30%) C++
6 22 (11.70%) Perl
7 21 (11.17%) Bash Shell
8 20 (10.64%) Shell Script
8 20 (10.64%) C
9 17 (9.04%) VB
9 17 (9.04%) PowerShell
10 12 (6.38%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.72%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.19%) PHP
13 3 (1.60%) Ruby
14 2 (1.06%) Java
14 2 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (30.85%) Security Cleared
2 55 (29.26%) DV Cleared
3 43 (22.87%) SC Cleared
4 37 (19.68%) ISTQB
5 33 (17.55%) ISEB
6 28 (14.89%) Degree
7 21 (11.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (10.64%) RHCSA
8 20 (10.64%) RHCE
9 7 (3.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.62%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (6.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (15.96%) SCCM
2 20 (10.64%) Puppet
3 15 (7.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.23%) Oracle
3 21 (11.17%) HP
4 20 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 20 (10.64%) VMware
5 17 (9.04%) Citrix
6 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.53%) Pegasus
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £32k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 25 days A/L
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago