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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 129 120 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 54 61 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.69% 1.80% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.09% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 59
Median salary £44,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,300
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2741 2918 3241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.60% 86.15% 83.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2302 2526 2781
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 5 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Winchester +19 16 £54,500 +9.00%
Basingstoke -12 11 £42,500 +36.00% 1
Portsmouth -5 7 £26,000 -27.77%
Havant - 7 - -
Farnborough -10 5 £57,500 +82.53%
Fareham +1 3 £33,000 +8.19% 2
Andover - 3 £44,500 - 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 74 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (40.52%) SQL
3 45 (38.79%) QA
4 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
4 41 (35.34%) Selenium
5 38 (32.76%) C#
5 38 (32.76%) Windows
5 38 (32.76%) Degree
6 36 (31.03%) Test Automation
7 33 (28.45%) SDLC
8 28 (24.14%) Regression Testing
9 27 (23.28%) TDD
10 26 (22.41%) Manual Testing
10 26 (22.41%) Mentoring
11 25 (21.55%) ISEB
11 25 (21.55%) .NET
11 25 (21.55%) Computer Science
11 25 (21.55%) ISTQB
11 25 (21.55%) Finance
12 24 (20.69%) Scrum
13 23 (19.83%) Automated Testing
13 23 (19.83%) BDD
13 23 (19.83%) Test Scripting
14 20 (17.24%) Web Services
15 18 (15.52%) Performance Testing
16 17 (14.66%) SoapUI
17 16 (13.79%) Test Management
17 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (8.62%) Confluence
1 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.17%) CMS
3 2 (1.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (6.03%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) SAP BW
1 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 41 (35.34%) Selenium
2 17 (14.66%) SoapUI
3 14 (12.07%) JIRA
4 9 (7.76%) HP UFT
5 7 (6.03%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.45%) JMeter
6 4 (3.45%) NUnit
7 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.72%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.72%) Toad
8 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (21.55%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Retail
2 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Electronics
3 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.45%) Marketing
3 4 (3.45%) Military
4 2 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (25.86%) Tester
2 26 (22.41%) Test Manager
3 19 (16.38%) Developer
3 19 (16.38%) Software Tester
4 13 (11.21%) Analyst
5 12 (10.34%) Developer in Test
5 12 (10.34%) Test Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Manual Tester
6 10 (8.62%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.17%) Development Manager
8 6 (5.17%) IT Development Manager
8 6 (5.17%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.17%) QA Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Software Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Graduate
9 5 (4.31%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Graduate Software Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.55%) .NET
2 20 (17.24%) Web Services
3 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 16 (13.79%) CSS
3 16 (13.79%) HTML
4 7 (6.03%) CGI
5 1 (0.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.03%) Smart Meter
3 6 (5.17%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.17%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.45%) Derivative
6 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.86%) EPoS
6 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.76%) Windows
2 5 (4.31%) Linux
2 5 (4.31%) Unix
3 4 (3.45%) CentOS
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.86%) AIX
5 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) Test Automation
3 33 (28.45%) SDLC
4 28 (24.14%) Regression Testing
5 27 (23.28%) TDD
6 26 (22.41%) Manual Testing
6 26 (22.41%) Mentoring
7 24 (20.69%) Scrum
8 23 (19.83%) Automated Testing
8 23 (19.83%) BDD
8 23 (19.83%) Test Scripting
9 18 (15.52%) Performance Testing
10 16 (13.79%) Test Management
11 15 (12.93%) ITIL
12 14 (12.07%) Exploratory Testing
12 14 (12.07%) Test Planning
13 12 (10.34%) Automation Testing
14 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (7.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.52%) SQL
2 38 (32.76%) C#
3 15 (12.93%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.76%) Java
5 8 (6.90%) Python
6 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.45%) Perl
6 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.59%) C
8 1 (0.86%) C++
8 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (32.76%) Degree
2 25 (21.55%) ISEB
2 25 (21.55%) ISTQB
3 16 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.45%) RHCE
5 4 (3.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (38.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.72%) OpenSSH
2 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) SAP
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle
4 9 (7.76%) Remedy
5 4 (3.45%) HP
5 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.45%) VMware
6 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.59%) IBM
7 2 (1.72%) Capita
7 2 (1.72%) Citrix
7 2 (1.72%) T-Plan
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £26,621 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Band 3R, circa £26,621 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 24 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Posted: 11 days ago