The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 119 161 103
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -58
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 73 35 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.84% 0.89% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.16% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 66 21 85
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3069 3027 3063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.44% 76.89% 77.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2453 2563 2615
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Fareham - 14 £30,000 - 1
Aldershot +3 9 £45,000 +33.33%
Winchester +8 6 £42,500 +49.12% 1
Portsmouth -12 6 £29,250 -22.00% 2
Basingstoke -10 5 £39,750 +59.00%
Southampton +7 4 £25,000 -10.71% 1
Andover -3 4 £41,500 -
Farnborough +5 3 £38,500 -14.44%
Ringwood - 1 £35,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 54 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.97%) Test Scripting
3 45 (30.61%) ISEB
4 37 (25.17%) SQL
5 36 (24.49%) Selenium
6 34 (23.13%) Java
7 33 (22.45%) Windows
8 30 (20.41%) QA
9 29 (19.73%) ISTQB
10 28 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 28 (19.05%) Degree
11 27 (18.37%) .NET
12 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
13 22 (14.97%) Test Automation
14 19 (12.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 18 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (12.24%) Automated Testing
15 18 (12.24%) Scrum
15 18 (12.24%) JavaScript
16 15 (10.20%) C
17 14 (9.52%) C#
17 14 (9.52%) HTML
17 14 (9.52%) Regression Testing
17 14 (9.52%) WebDriver
18 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
19 12 (8.16%) VB.NET
19 12 (8.16%) C++
20 11 (7.48%) Manual Testing
20 11 (7.48%) Computer Science
21 10 (6.80%) Waterfall

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.68%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) Apache
2 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) MS Office
2 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) Internet
1 9 (6.12%) Firewall
2 2 (1.36%) HTTP
2 2 (1.36%) CTI
3 1 (0.68%) SMTP
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (24.49%) Selenium
2 14 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 9 (6.12%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (5.44%) JUnit
5 6 (4.08%) Subversion
6 5 (3.40%) Maven
6 5 (3.40%) TestNG
7 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (2.04%) JIRA
8 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.36%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.68%) Hudson
10 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.68%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.68%) jMock
10 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (5.44%) Legal
2 7 (4.76%) Finance
3 6 (4.08%) Games
4 5 (3.40%) Retail
4 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.72%) Publishing
6 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (38.10%) Analyst
2 47 (31.97%) Test Analyst
3 29 (19.73%) Tester
4 24 (16.33%) Software Engineer
5 18 (12.24%) Software Tester
6 17 (11.56%) Test Engineer
7 14 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (7.48%) Team Leader
9 10 (6.80%) Test Team Leader
9 10 (6.80%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (6.80%) Automation Analyst
10 9 (6.12%) Software Test Analyst
10 9 (6.12%) Test Manager
11 8 (5.44%) Developer
12 7 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
13 6 (4.08%) Software Manager
13 6 (4.08%) QA Engineer
13 6 (4.08%) Technical Tester
14 5 (3.40%) Test Specialist
14 5 (3.40%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.37%) .NET
2 14 (9.52%) HTML
3 10 (6.80%) XML
4 9 (6.12%) CSS
5 8 (5.44%) Ajax
6 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.72%) J2EE
7 4 (2.72%) WinForms
7 4 (2.72%) jQuery
7 4 (2.72%) HTML5
7 4 (2.72%) CSS3
7 4 (2.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.36%) CGI
9 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.68%) Web Services
9 1 (0.68%) COM
9 1 (0.68%) RESTful
9 1 (0.68%) Spring
9 1 (0.68%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.48%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.44%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.04%) GIS
4 3 (2.04%) Replication
4 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.36%) EPoS
6 1 (0.68%) EMV
6 1 (0.68%) Handset
6 1 (0.68%) Physics
6 1 (0.68%) iPhone
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.45%) Windows
2 9 (6.12%) Linux
3 2 (1.36%) Android
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) Solaris
4 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.97%) Test Scripting
3 22 (14.97%) Test Automation
4 18 (12.24%) Scrum
4 18 (12.24%) Automated Testing
4 18 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 11 (7.48%) Manual Testing
7 10 (6.80%) Waterfall
7 10 (6.80%) Automation Testing
7 10 (6.80%) Project Management
8 8 (5.44%) SOA
9 7 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.08%) Content Management
10 6 (4.08%) Web Development
10 6 (4.08%) Release Management
10 6 (4.08%) ITIL
10 6 (4.08%) Agile Testing
11 5 (3.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.17%) SQL
2 34 (23.13%) Java
3 18 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.20%) C
5 14 (9.52%) C#
6 12 (8.16%) C++
6 12 (8.16%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.44%) Python
8 5 (3.40%) Ruby
9 4 (2.72%) Perl
9 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.36%) VBScript
10 2 (1.36%) Fortran
10 2 (1.36%) MapBasic
11 1 (0.68%) VB
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (30.61%) ISEB
2 29 (19.73%) ISTQB
3 28 (19.05%) Degree
4 19 (12.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (8.84%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.41%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.36%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.68%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle
3 2 (1.36%) Avaya
3 2 (1.36%) Mapinfo
3 2 (1.36%) Mitel
3 2 (1.36%) Capita
4 1 (0.68%) Apple
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Winchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago