The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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 Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 155 145 182
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 39 38 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.99% 0.96% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.01% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 27 18
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3707 3745 3825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.87% 94.83% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3037 3214 3317
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
South East

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Hampshire region.

Tester Salary Trend in Hampshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Tester
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Basingstoke -1 9 £65,000 +52.94%
Winchester +12 6 £35,000 +27.27%
Havant - 5 £40,000 -
Fareham -17 3 - - 2
Portsmouth -20 3 £37,500 -
Southampton +6 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Aldershot -3 2 £41,750 +67.00%
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 39 (41.05%) Windows
2 31 (32.63%) Selenium
3 29 (30.53%) Software Testing
4 27 (28.42%) MS Excel
5 25 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (22.11%) ISEB
8 20 (21.05%) Java
8 20 (21.05%) SQL
9 19 (20.00%) MySQL
9 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 19 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 18 (18.95%) QA
11 16 (16.84%) Linux
12 13 (13.68%) Degree
12 13 (13.68%) Ruby
12 13 (13.68%) Python
13 12 (12.63%) Client/Server
13 12 (12.63%) N-Tier
13 12 (12.63%) QuickTest Pro
13 12 (12.63%) Content Management
13 12 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (12.63%) Finance
13 12 (12.63%) Test Management
13 12 (12.63%) Test Scripting
13 12 (12.63%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (11.58%) ISTQB
14 11 (11.58%) Automated Testing
14 11 (11.58%) Internet
14 11 (11.58%) C#

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.53%) Apache
2 8 (8.42%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (28.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Trello
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) Internet
2 7 (7.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) SMTP
3 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.05%) VPN
3 1 (1.05%) LAN
3 1 (1.05%) SAN
3 1 (1.05%) IPsec
3 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.11%) Big Data
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (32.63%) Selenium
2 12 (12.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (7.37%) WebDriver
4 6 (6.32%) JUnit
5 5 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.21%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.21%) TestNG
6 4 (4.21%) JIRA
6 4 (4.21%) JMeter
7 3 (3.16%) Maven
8 2 (2.11%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.11%) NUnit
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.05%) jMock
9 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.05%) JBehave
9 1 (1.05%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) German Language
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) .NET
2 6 (6.32%) Web Services
3 3 (3.16%) HTML
4 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.11%) CSS
4 2 (2.11%) XSL
5 1 (1.05%) XML
5 1 (1.05%) Flash
5 1 (1.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Client/Server
1 12 (12.63%) N-Tier
2 9 (9.47%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.47%) iSeries
3 8 (8.42%) Open Source
4 2 (2.11%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.11%) AS400
4 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.05%) iPad
5 1 (1.05%) iPhone
5 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.05%) Windows
2 16 (16.84%) Linux
3 8 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.26%) UNIX
5 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.11%) Android
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) Software Testing
2 25 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 12 (12.63%) Content Management
5 12 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (12.63%) Test Management
5 12 (12.63%) Test Scripting
6 11 (11.58%) Automated Testing
7 9 (9.47%) Security Testing
8 8 (8.42%) BDD
9 7 (7.37%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (7.37%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.32%) Automation Testing
10 6 (6.32%) Stress Testing
10 6 (6.32%) TDD
11 5 (5.26%) ITIL
11 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.26%) Performance Management
12 4 (4.21%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.05%) Java
1 20 (21.05%) SQL
2 13 (13.68%) Ruby
2 13 (13.68%) Python
3 11 (11.58%) C#
4 9 (9.47%) PHP
5 8 (8.42%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.42%) C++
6 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.21%) Perl
8 3 (3.16%) C
9 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) ISEB
2 13 (13.68%) Degree
3 11 (11.58%) ISTQB
4 8 (8.42%) CISSP
5 4 (4.21%) CEH
6 3 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.95%) QA
2 8 (8.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Snort
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.26%) HP
3 5 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (2.11%) BMC
4 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.11%) Symbian
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle
5 1 (1.05%) IBM
5 1 (1.05%) Sun
5 1 (1.05%) Dell
5 1 (1.05%) EMC
5 1 (1.05%) Apple
5 1 (1.05%) Siemens
5 1 (1.05%) Twitter
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Fareham
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Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago