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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 121 134 96
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -38
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 64 73 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.92% 1.87% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.27% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 61 68 58
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
2822 3220 2802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.72% 82.67% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2756 2283
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +18 16 £31,000 -14.48% 3
Portsmouth +18 14 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Southampton +14 13 £32,500 -13.90% 1
Fareham +7 9 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Farnborough -26 4 £32,250 +21.69%
Havant - 1 £35,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 56 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.75%) Microsoft
3 47 (33.33%) QA
4 43 (30.50%) Linux
5 40 (28.37%) SQL
6 36 (25.53%) Windows
7 30 (21.28%) Oracle
7 30 (21.28%) Selenium
8 28 (19.86%) Software Engineering
8 28 (19.86%) Unix
8 28 (19.86%) ITIL
9 27 (19.15%) Python
9 27 (19.15%) HP
10 26 (18.44%) SQL Server
11 24 (17.02%) C#
11 24 (17.02%) Scrum
11 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
11 24 (17.02%) Bash Shell
12 23 (16.31%) Test Scripting
12 23 (16.31%) Degree
13 22 (15.60%) Derivative
13 22 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (15.60%) CentOS
13 22 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (15.60%) Puppet
13 22 (15.60%) Oracle Linux
13 22 (15.60%) Open Source
13 22 (15.60%) RHCSA
13 22 (15.60%) VMware
13 22 (15.60%) Security Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (3.55%) Apache
1 5 (3.55%) JBoss
1 5 (3.55%) Node.js
1 5 (3.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MS Office
2 7 (4.96%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) CTI
2 5 (3.55%) HTTP
3 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.42%) SNMP
5 1 (0.71%) Firewall
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.64%) MySQL
3 13 (9.22%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (21.28%) Selenium
2 16 (11.35%) Cucumber
3 15 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.64%) JIRA
3 15 (10.64%) Subversion
4 13 (9.22%) Bugzilla
5 7 (4.96%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.55%) Robotium
8 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.13%) Robot Framework
9 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.42%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.42%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.42%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.42%) Toad
10 2 (1.42%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.71%) NUnit
General
1 5 (3.55%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Games
3 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (24.11%) Test Engineer
2 22 (15.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.60%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (14.89%) Analyst
4 19 (13.48%) Software Test Engineer
5 16 (11.35%) Test Analyst
6 14 (9.93%) QA Engineer
7 12 (8.51%) Tester
8 11 (7.80%) Developer
8 11 (7.80%) QA Leader
8 11 (7.80%) Software Tester
9 10 (7.09%) Test Manager
10 7 (4.96%) Author
10 7 (4.96%) Senior Test Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Technical Author
10 7 (4.96%) Technical Writer
11 6 (4.26%) QA Manager
11 6 (4.26%) Quality Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Software Manager
11 6 (4.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.18%) HTML
2 15 (10.64%) .NET
2 15 (10.64%) XML
3 8 (5.67%) Web Services
4 6 (4.26%) Ajax
4 6 (4.26%) CGI
5 5 (3.55%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (3.55%) Apache Camel
5 5 (3.55%) Entity Framework
5 5 (3.55%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.55%) NHibernate
5 5 (3.55%) Spring
6 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.84%) WinForms
7 3 (2.13%) CSS
7 3 (2.13%) jQuery
7 3 (2.13%) Protocol Buffers
7 3 (2.13%) REST
8 2 (1.42%) CORBA
9 1 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) Derivative
2 17 (12.06%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.22%) IVR
4 11 (7.80%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.67%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (4.26%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Contactless
7 1 (0.71%) Life Science
7 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.50%) Linux
2 36 (25.53%) Windows
3 28 (19.86%) Unix
4 22 (15.60%) CentOS
4 22 (15.60%) Oracle Linux
4 22 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.86%) ITIL
2 28 (19.86%) Software Engineering
3 24 (17.02%) Scrum
4 23 (16.31%) Test Scripting
5 22 (15.60%) Open Source
5 22 (15.60%) Security Management
6 20 (14.18%) Regression Testing
6 20 (14.18%) Test Automation
7 19 (13.48%) TDD
8 17 (12.06%) Web Testing
9 15 (10.64%) Manual Testing
10 14 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (9.93%) E-Commerce
11 13 (9.22%) Automated Testing
11 13 (9.22%) Automation Testing
11 13 (9.22%) Project Management
12 12 (8.51%) SDLC
13 11 (7.80%) OO
14 10 (7.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.37%) SQL
2 27 (19.15%) Python
3 24 (17.02%) Bash Shell
3 24 (17.02%) C#
4 22 (15.60%) Perl
4 22 (15.60%) Shell Script
4 22 (15.60%) T-SQL
5 14 (9.93%) Java
6 9 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.67%) C++
7 8 (5.67%) PHP
8 5 (3.55%) Ruby
9 2 (1.42%) VB
10 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.31%) Degree
3 22 (15.60%) RHCE
3 22 (15.60%) RHCSA
4 21 (14.89%) ISEB
5 14 (9.93%) ISTQB
6 8 (5.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 22 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) Firmware
2 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (15.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (34.75%) Microsoft
2 30 (21.28%) Oracle
3 27 (19.15%) HP
4 22 (15.60%) Red Hat
4 22 (15.60%) VMware
5 2 (1.42%) SAP
5 2 (1.42%) T-Plan
6 1 (0.71%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.71%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco
6 1 (0.71%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.71%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.71%) Juniper
6 1 (0.71%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.71%) Splunk
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £47000.00 per annum + pension, life assurance,
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 29 days ago