The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 141 160 153
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 38 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.03% 0.94% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.99% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 28
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
3503 3741 3685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.19% 94.54% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2907 3041 3161
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Havant - 8 £49,000 -
Winchester +1 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Portsmouth +19 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Southampton +13 4 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Petersfield +4 4 - -
Alton - 3 £25,000 - 1
Eastleigh -14 2 - -
Aldershot -4 1 - -
Waterlooville - 1 £23,000 - 1
Hook - 1 £29,000 -
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 31 (50.82%) QA
2 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.98%) Finance
4 18 (29.51%) Performance Testing
5 17 (27.87%) ISEB
6 16 (26.23%) SQL
6 16 (26.23%) HP
6 16 (26.23%) Software Testing
7 15 (24.59%) Oracle
8 14 (22.95%) Manual Testing
9 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (19.67%) Selenium
9 12 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (19.67%) ISTQB
10 11 (18.03%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
11 10 (16.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
12 9 (14.75%) LoadRunner
12 9 (14.75%) UNIX
12 9 (14.75%) Windows
13 8 (13.11%) VB
13 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
13 8 (13.11%) E-business
13 8 (13.11%) Degree
13 8 (13.11%) Test Management
13 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
13 8 (13.11%) Procure-to-pay
13 8 (13.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 7 (11.48%) Test Strategy

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) SSH
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Selenium
2 9 (14.75%) LoadRunner
3 7 (11.48%) HP UFT
4 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.92%) LoadUI
6 2 (3.28%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.28%) JIRA
7 1 (1.64%) WATIR
7 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.64%) NUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) JMeter
7 1 (1.64%) Toad
7 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.84%) Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Front Office
5 3 (4.92%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.92%) JSP
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) WCF
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.84%) iSeries
2 6 (9.84%) AS400
3 4 (6.56%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.64%) DTV
6 1 (1.64%) IVR
6 1 (1.64%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) UNIX
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Performance Testing
3 16 (26.23%) Software Testing
4 14 (22.95%) Manual Testing
5 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
7 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
8 8 (13.11%) E-business
8 8 (13.11%) Test Management
8 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
8 8 (13.11%) Procure-to-pay
9 7 (11.48%) Test Strategy
9 7 (11.48%) Content Management
10 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
10 6 (9.84%) Test Planning
11 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.20%) Web Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Automation Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Scrum
12 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (13.11%) VB
3 5 (8.20%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) Java
4 3 (4.92%) PHP
5 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.64%) C
6 1 (1.64%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) ISEB
2 12 (19.67%) ISTQB
3 10 (16.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (13.11%) Degree
5 4 (6.56%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (50.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) HP
2 15 (24.59%) Oracle
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £119.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Parkway , Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £18k - £24k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Waterlooville
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago