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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 99 92 116
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 93 88 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.45% 2.46% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.04% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 87 65 69
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,650 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
3033 2894 3119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.86% 80.75% 76.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2599 2378 2521
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 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 4 March 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
(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
Andover - 23 £34,500 - 1
Winchester -12 17 £32,500 +32.65% 3
Portsmouth - 14 £45,000 - 2
Fareham +11 12 £35,000 +18.64% 2
Farnborough +9 8 £26,500 -44.21%
Basingstoke -2 6 £36,250 +11.53%
Southampton -24 6 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 47 (29.56%) Security Cleared
2 45 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (27.04%) SC Cleared
4 42 (26.42%) SQL
4 42 (26.42%) Microsoft
5 41 (25.79%) DV Cleared
6 40 (25.16%) Mentoring
7 36 (22.64%) Test Automation
8 35 (22.01%) Windows
9 33 (20.75%) QA
10 32 (20.13%) Automated Testing
10 32 (20.13%) C#
10 32 (20.13%) .NET
10 32 (20.13%) Line Management
11 31 (19.50%) ITIL
12 29 (18.24%) Selenium
13 28 (17.61%) HTML
14 27 (16.98%) Manual Testing
15 26 (16.35%) Performance Management
15 26 (16.35%) ISTQB
15 26 (16.35%) SCCM
15 26 (16.35%) JavaScript
15 26 (16.35%) Software Distribution
16 24 (15.09%) Oracle
16 24 (15.09%) CSS
16 24 (15.09%) ISEB
17 23 (14.47%) Service Delivery
18 22 (13.84%) QuickTest Pro
18 22 (13.84%) Degree
19 21 (13.21%) Computer Science

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.26%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.21%) DNS
1 21 (13.21%) DHCP
2 3 (1.89%) HTTP
2 3 (1.89%) CTI
3 2 (1.26%) Wireless
3 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.26%) LAN
3 2 (1.26%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) MySQL
3 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.77%) MS Access
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.26%) QlikView
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 29 (18.24%) Selenium
2 22 (13.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (13.21%) MSI
4 11 (6.92%) JIRA
5 8 (5.03%) NUnit
5 8 (5.03%) WebDriver
6 6 (3.77%) PyUnit
7 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.52%) Subversion
7 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.89%) Hudson
8 3 (1.89%) NuGet
8 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.89%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.89%) JUnit
9 2 (1.26%) JMeter
9 2 (1.26%) Maven
9 2 (1.26%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (6.92%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Marketing
3 6 (3.77%) Electronics
4 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.89%) Publishing
6 2 (1.26%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.26%) Advertising
6 2 (1.26%) Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (26.42%) Developer
2 28 (17.61%) Analyst
3 23 (14.47%) Tester
4 17 (10.69%) Software Tester
5 14 (8.81%) Support Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Test Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Senior Support Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 13 (8.18%) Software Engineer
6 13 (8.18%) Administrator
7 12 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 12 (7.55%) QA Engineer
7 12 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (6.92%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.13%) .NET
2 28 (17.61%) HTML
3 24 (15.09%) CSS
4 18 (11.32%) ASP.NET
5 12 (7.55%) jQuery
6 11 (6.92%) Web Services
7 8 (5.03%) XML
7 8 (5.03%) Symfony
8 7 (4.40%) JSP
8 7 (4.40%) LAMP
9 6 (3.77%) NHibernate
9 6 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (3.77%) HTML5
10 5 (3.14%) Software Packaging
11 4 (2.52%) J2EE
11 4 (2.52%) Ajax
11 4 (2.52%) WCF
12 3 (1.89%) CSS3
12 3 (1.89%) Backbone.js
12 3 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.43%) N-Tier
3 13 (8.18%) Open Source
3 13 (8.18%) Derivative
4 12 (7.55%) Client/Server
5 11 (6.92%) User Experience
6 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.40%) Cryptography
8 6 (3.77%) Replication
9 5 (3.14%) GIS
10 4 (2.52%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.89%) Smartcard
12 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.26%) NHS
12 2 (1.26%) Physics
13 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
13 1 (0.63%) Statistics
13 1 (0.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.01%) Windows
2 18 (11.32%) UNIX
3 16 (10.06%) Linux
4 14 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.18%) CentOS
5 13 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.18%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (3.77%) Android
6 6 (3.77%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.52%) AIX
7 4 (2.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.16%) Mentoring
3 36 (22.64%) Test Automation
4 32 (20.13%) Automated Testing
4 32 (20.13%) Line Management
5 31 (19.50%) ITIL
6 27 (16.98%) Manual Testing
7 26 (16.35%) Performance Management
7 26 (16.35%) Software Distribution
8 23 (14.47%) Service Delivery
9 21 (13.21%) Test Scripting
10 20 (12.58%) Content Management
11 19 (11.95%) Test Management
12 17 (10.69%) Regression Testing
13 14 (8.81%) OO
14 13 (8.18%) Scrum
14 13 (8.18%) Security Management
15 12 (7.55%) Project Management
16 11 (6.92%) Web Development
17 10 (6.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.42%) SQL
2 32 (20.13%) C#
3 26 (16.35%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.21%) C
4 21 (13.21%) Python
5 17 (10.69%) C++
6 16 (10.06%) VB
7 14 (8.81%) Perl
8 13 (8.18%) Bash Shell
8 13 (8.18%) Shell Script
9 12 (7.55%) Java
9 12 (7.55%) VB.NET
10 8 (5.03%) PHP
11 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.14%) MapBasic
11 5 (3.14%) Fortran
12 3 (1.89%) XPath
13 2 (1.26%) VBA
14 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (29.56%) Security Cleared
2 43 (27.04%) SC Cleared
3 41 (25.79%) DV Cleared
4 26 (16.35%) ISTQB
5 24 (15.09%) ISEB
6 22 (13.84%) Degree
7 20 (12.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (8.18%) RHCE
8 13 (8.18%) RHCSA
9 7 (4.40%) VCP4
10 3 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (1.26%) PhD
11 2 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.75%) QA
System Software
1 21 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (16.35%) SCCM
2 18 (11.32%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (8.18%) Puppet
4 4 (2.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 42 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.09%) Oracle
3 17 (10.69%) HP
4 14 (8.81%) VMware
5 13 (8.18%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.14%) Mapinfo
6 5 (3.14%) Citrix
7 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.26%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.63%) Mitel
8 1 (0.63%) Avaya
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Solutions 4 Recruitment 1
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago