The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hampshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 155 166 135
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 30 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.89% 0.78% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.79% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 44
Median salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3284 3666 3989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.83% 98.34% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2883 3040 3440
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 3 May 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Tester
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Farnborough -14 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Eastleigh - 6 - - 1
Southampton +7 5 £40,000 +81.81% 1
Basingstoke +1 4 £57,000 +100.00%
Winchester +18 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Petersfield - 1 £22,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £24,000 -
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) Selenium
3 24 (44.44%) QA
4 23 (42.59%) Automated Testing
5 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
6 19 (35.19%) Test Automation
6 19 (35.19%) Windows
7 18 (33.33%) Finance
8 17 (31.48%) Scrum
8 17 (31.48%) C#
8 17 (31.48%) SQL
9 13 (24.07%) .NET
9 13 (24.07%) Manual Testing
9 13 (24.07%) SoapUI
9 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
10 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
11 11 (20.37%) Linux
11 11 (20.37%) Banking
11 11 (20.37%) Waterfall
12 10 (18.52%) ISEB
13 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
13 9 (16.67%) BDD
13 9 (16.67%) Web Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
13 9 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (14.81%) Defect Management
14 8 (14.81%) TDD
14 8 (14.81%) HP UFT
14 8 (14.81%) Web Services
15 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET

Tester Skill Set
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 3 (5.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Informix
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) Selenium
2 13 (24.07%) SoapUI
3 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 8 (14.81%) HP UFT
5 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
5 5 (9.26%) JUnit
6 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.41%) NUnit
7 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
7 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.70%) Bugzilla
8 2 (3.70%) eggPlant
8 2 (3.70%) JIRA
8 2 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.70%) Toad
8 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.85%) JMeter
9 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.85%) Testopia
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 11 (20.37%) Banking
4 5 (9.26%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) Web Services
3 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (5.56%) XHTML
5 3 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.85%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Client/Server
1 7 (12.96%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.26%) iSeries
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) IVR
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Linux
3 7 (12.96%) Unix
4 5 (9.26%) AIX
4 5 (9.26%) CentOS
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Solaris
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) Automated Testing
3 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 19 (35.19%) Test Automation
5 17 (31.48%) Scrum
6 13 (24.07%) Manual Testing
7 11 (20.37%) Waterfall
8 9 (16.67%) BDD
8 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Web Testing
9 8 (14.81%) Defect Management
9 8 (14.81%) TDD
10 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
10 7 (12.96%) SDLC
11 6 (11.11%) Content Management
11 6 (11.11%) Test Management
11 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (11.11%) User Stories
12 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
12 5 (9.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) C#
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) Python
3 3 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Groovy
5 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
2 10 (18.52%) ISEB
3 9 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (9.26%) Degree
5 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.85%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) HP
2 5 (9.26%) IBM
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) ATG
4 3 (5.56%) hybris
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Sybase
5 2 (3.70%) T-Plan
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