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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 126 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 70 58 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.85% 1.76% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.22% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 64 41 112
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
3023 2616 3298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.89% 79.30% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2608 2133 2738
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 £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 January 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 January 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
Andover - 22 £30,000 -
Winchester -8 12 £29,750 +21.42% 3
Portsmouth - 10 £45,000 -
Basingstoke -7 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Fareham -9 6 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Farnborough +8 5 £25,000 -47.36% 1
Southampton -6 2 £37,750 -11.17% 1
Havant - 2 - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 48 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 42 (27.63%) Microsoft
3 40 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 37 (24.34%) QA
5 35 (23.03%) Automated Testing
6 33 (21.71%) DV Cleared
6 33 (21.71%) ITIL
7 32 (21.05%) Windows
7 32 (21.05%) Oracle
8 31 (20.39%) SQL
8 31 (20.39%) ISEB
8 31 (20.39%) Selenium
9 30 (19.74%) Mentoring
10 29 (19.08%) Test Automation
11 26 (17.11%) .NET
12 25 (16.45%) Computer Science
12 25 (16.45%) Degree
12 25 (16.45%) ISTQB
12 25 (16.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 24 (15.79%) Line Management
13 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 24 (15.79%) HTML
14 22 (14.47%) Java
14 22 (14.47%) Service Delivery
14 22 (14.47%) Manual Testing
15 21 (13.82%) Test Scripting
15 21 (13.82%) C#
15 21 (13.82%) CSS
15 21 (13.82%) Python

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (4.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 7 (4.61%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.29%) Apache
3 3 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.18%) DHCP
1 17 (11.18%) DNS
2 7 (4.61%) HTTP
3 5 (3.29%) CTI
4 3 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.32%) LAN
5 2 (1.32%) WAN
5 2 (1.32%) Wireless
6 1 (0.66%) Internet
6 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.58%) MySQL
3 6 (3.95%) MS Access
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (20.39%) Selenium
2 19 (12.50%) JIRA
3 17 (11.18%) MSI
4 15 (9.87%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (7.24%) Subversion
6 8 (5.26%) WebDriver
7 7 (4.61%) Hudson
7 7 (4.61%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.61%) JUnit
7 7 (4.61%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
7 7 (4.61%) CruiseControl
8 6 (3.95%) NUnit
9 5 (3.29%) PyUnit
10 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.32%) Maven
11 2 (1.32%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.66%) GDB
General
1 8 (5.26%) Marketing
1 8 (5.26%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) Electronics
3 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.97%) Publishing
4 3 (1.97%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Advertising
5 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (25.00%) Developer
2 30 (19.74%) Analyst
3 25 (16.45%) Tester
4 19 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 15 (9.87%) Test Analyst
5 15 (9.87%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (9.21%) Senior Support Analyst
6 14 (9.21%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 14 (9.21%) QA Engineer
6 14 (9.21%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 14 (9.21%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 14 (9.21%) Support Analyst
6 14 (9.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 13 (8.55%) Software Engineer
7 13 (8.55%) Senior Tester
8 12 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (7.24%) Test Engineer
9 11 (7.24%) Senior Software Tester
10 10 (6.58%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.11%) .NET
2 24 (15.79%) HTML
3 21 (13.82%) CSS
4 14 (9.21%) Web Services
5 13 (8.55%) XML
5 13 (8.55%) jQuery
6 11 (7.24%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.26%) Symfony
8 7 (4.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (4.61%) LAMP
8 7 (4.61%) Java EE
8 7 (4.61%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.61%) NHibernate
8 7 (4.61%) Spring
9 5 (3.29%) HTML5
9 5 (3.29%) Ajax
10 4 (2.63%) CGI
10 4 (2.63%) J2EE
11 3 (1.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (1.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.45%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.21%) Derivative
2 14 (9.21%) Open Source
3 11 (7.24%) User Experience
4 9 (5.92%) Replication
4 9 (5.92%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.95%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.95%) GIS
5 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.97%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.97%) Physics
8 2 (1.32%) IVR
8 2 (1.32%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.32%) Statistics
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.05%) Windows
2 20 (13.16%) UNIX
3 18 (11.84%) Linux
4 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.21%) CentOS
5 14 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (9.21%) Oracle Linux
5 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.29%) AIX
6 5 (3.29%) Solaris
6 5 (3.29%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Debian
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.03%) Automated Testing
3 33 (21.71%) ITIL
4 30 (19.74%) Mentoring
5 29 (19.08%) Test Automation
6 24 (15.79%) Line Management
7 22 (14.47%) Service Delivery
7 22 (14.47%) Manual Testing
8 21 (13.82%) Test Scripting
9 20 (13.16%) Regression Testing
10 19 (12.50%) Test Management
11 18 (11.84%) Performance Management
11 18 (11.84%) Software Distribution
12 17 (11.18%) Waterfall
13 14 (9.21%) Security Management
14 13 (8.55%) Change Control
14 13 (8.55%) Scrum
15 12 (7.89%) Web Development
16 10 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (6.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.39%) SQL
2 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.47%) Java
4 21 (13.82%) C#
4 21 (13.82%) Python
5 19 (12.50%) C
6 15 (9.87%) Perl
7 14 (9.21%) Bash Shell
7 14 (9.21%) Shell Script
8 12 (7.89%) VB
9 11 (7.24%) C++
10 8 (5.26%) PHP
10 8 (5.26%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.95%) MapBasic
11 6 (3.95%) Fortran
12 3 (1.97%) XPath
13 2 (1.32%) VBA
13 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.32%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 40 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 33 (21.71%) DV Cleared
4 31 (20.39%) ISEB
5 25 (16.45%) Degree
5 25 (16.45%) ISTQB
5 25 (16.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (9.21%) RHCE
6 14 (9.21%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.32%) PhD
7 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (24.34%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.97%) Firmware
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (11.84%) SCCM
2 14 (9.21%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (9.21%) Puppet
3 5 (3.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 42 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.05%) Oracle
3 18 (11.84%) HP
4 15 (9.87%) VMware
5 14 (9.21%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.95%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.32%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.66%) Avaya
8 1 (0.66%) Citrix
8 1 (0.66%) Mitel
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago