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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 91 116 123
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 69 70 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.49% 2.10% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.44% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 58 66 79
Median salary £35,750 £35,000 £34,842
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +0.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
2382 2874 3209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 86.09% 86.10% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2539 2759
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +27 23 £31,000 -11.42% 5
Basingstoke +5 15 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Fareham +4 11 £41,500 +27.69% 2
Portsmouth -5 10 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Winchester +16 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Farnborough -5 2 £57,500 +64.28%
Eastleigh - 2 £37,500 -
Andover +8 1 £36,500 +4.28%
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 91 (73.98%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (43.09%) Degree
2 53 (43.09%) SQL
3 50 (40.65%) QA
4 47 (38.21%) C#
5 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
6 40 (32.52%) Computer Science
7 39 (31.71%) Selenium
8 37 (30.08%) Test Automation
9 36 (29.27%) Windows
9 36 (29.27%) ISTQB
10 35 (28.46%) Scrum
10 35 (28.46%) SDLC
11 33 (26.83%) .NET
12 32 (26.02%) Manual Testing
13 31 (25.20%) Automated Testing
14 29 (23.58%) Java
14 29 (23.58%) Web Services
14 29 (23.58%) Test Scripting
15 24 (19.51%) ISEB
16 23 (18.70%) JIRA
17 21 (17.07%) Finance
17 21 (17.07%) TDD
17 21 (17.07%) BDD
17 21 (17.07%) Mentoring
18 20 (16.26%) CSS
18 20 (16.26%) HTML
19 18 (14.63%) ASP.NET
19 18 (14.63%) Automation Testing
19 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.13%) Confluence
1 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.13%) MS Project
3 2 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (5.69%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) VLAN
1 1 (0.81%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.44%) MySQL
4 2 (1.63%) MS Access
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (31.71%) Selenium
2 23 (18.70%) JIRA
3 18 (14.63%) SoapUI
4 15 (12.20%) HP UFT
5 12 (9.76%) Visual Studio
6 9 (7.32%) Cucumber
7 8 (6.50%) WebDriver
8 7 (5.69%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.69%) IntelliJ
8 7 (5.69%) JMeter
8 7 (5.69%) LoadRunner
8 7 (5.69%) Zephyr
9 6 (4.88%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (4.07%) SpecFlow
10 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.63%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.63%) Robot Framework
11 2 (1.63%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.63%) Toad
General
1 21 (17.07%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Retail
3 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.69%) Electronics
4 7 (5.69%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.88%) Back Office
5 6 (4.88%) Marketing
6 4 (3.25%) Military
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (28.46%) Test Engineer
2 25 (20.33%) Developer
3 23 (18.70%) Test Manager
4 22 (17.89%) Software Test Engineer
5 19 (15.45%) Tester
6 15 (12.20%) Analyst
7 13 (10.57%) Developer in Test
8 10 (8.13%) Test Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Manual Tester
9 9 (7.32%) QA Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Software Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Software QA Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Software Test Analyst
10 8 (6.50%) Software Tester
11 7 (5.69%) Quality Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Software Quality Engineer
12 6 (4.88%) Development Manager
12 6 (4.88%) IT Development Manager
12 6 (4.88%) IT Manager
12 6 (4.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.83%) .NET
2 29 (23.58%) Web Services
3 20 (16.26%) CSS
3 20 (16.26%) HTML
4 18 (14.63%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.69%) CGI
5 7 (5.69%) Gherkin
5 7 (5.69%) JMS
6 5 (4.07%) XML
7 2 (1.63%) SOAP
8 1 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.52%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.50%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.44%) Replication
4 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) IVR
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.27%) Windows
2 8 (6.50%) Linux
3 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Debian
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) SUSE
4 1 (0.81%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (73.98%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.08%) Test Automation
3 35 (28.46%) Scrum
3 35 (28.46%) SDLC
4 32 (26.02%) Manual Testing
5 31 (25.20%) Automated Testing
6 29 (23.58%) Test Scripting
7 21 (17.07%) BDD
7 21 (17.07%) Mentoring
7 21 (17.07%) TDD
8 18 (14.63%) Automation Testing
8 18 (14.63%) Performance Testing
9 17 (13.82%) Regression Testing
10 13 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.57%) Integration Testing
11 12 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (8.94%) Coaching
13 10 (8.13%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (8.13%) Test Management
13 10 (8.13%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.09%) SQL
2 47 (38.21%) C#
3 29 (23.58%) Java
4 12 (9.76%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.94%) Python
6 8 (6.50%) Ruby
7 6 (4.88%) C
7 6 (4.88%) C++
7 6 (4.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (43.09%) Degree
2 36 (29.27%) ISTQB
3 24 (19.51%) ISEB
4 15 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (40.65%) QA
2 4 (3.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.20%) SAP
3 9 (7.32%) Remedy
4 8 (6.50%) Oracle
5 7 (5.69%) HP
6 3 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.44%) IBM
7 2 (1.63%) Capita
7 2 (1.63%) T-Plan
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.81%) VMware
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