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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 142 154 168
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 38 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.19% 1.03% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.06% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 36
Median salary £30,000 £40,173 £34,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.32% +16.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
3108 3594 3849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.09% 97.24% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2735 3039 3192
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 - 10 £63,750 - 2
Winchester +11 8 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Southampton 0 5 £27,500 -23.61% 1
Havant +5 4 - - 1
Portsmouth +10 3 £27,500 -42.10% 3
Basingstoke - 2 £24,500 - 3
Eastleigh +13 1 £32,500 +54.76% 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.11%) Software Testing
3 31 (40.79%) Selenium
4 30 (39.47%) QA
4 30 (39.47%) Finance
5 28 (36.84%) C#
6 27 (35.53%) SQL
6 27 (35.53%) Test Scripting
7 24 (31.58%) Windows
8 23 (30.26%) Regression Testing
8 23 (30.26%) Manual Testing
9 22 (28.95%) ISTQB
10 19 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
11 18 (23.68%) Mentoring
12 17 (22.37%) Degree
12 17 (22.37%) Scrum
13 16 (21.05%) ISEB
13 16 (21.05%) Performance Testing
14 15 (19.74%) SDLC
15 13 (17.11%) SoapUI
16 12 (15.79%) BDD
16 12 (15.79%) TDD
16 12 (15.79%) Telecoms
16 12 (15.79%) .NET
17 11 (14.47%) Client/Server
17 11 (14.47%) N-Tier
17 11 (14.47%) HP Quality Center
18 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
18 10 (13.16%) GPEN

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 6 (7.89%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Wireless
2 2 (2.63%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (40.79%) Selenium
2 13 (17.11%) SoapUI
3 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
4 9 (11.84%) Metasploit
5 8 (10.53%) HP UFT
6 7 (9.21%) Burp Suite
6 7 (9.21%) WebDriver
7 5 (6.58%) JIRA
7 5 (6.58%) NUnit
7 5 (6.58%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.63%) Robot Framework
9 2 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (2.63%) Toad
9 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.32%) Appium
10 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 30 (39.47%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 10 (13.16%) Retail
4 9 (11.84%) Banking
5 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.63%) Back Office
6 2 (2.63%) Electronics
6 2 (2.63%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) HTML
3 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.26%) CGI
4 4 (5.26%) XHTML
4 4 (5.26%) XML
5 3 (3.95%) Web Services
6 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.63%) CSS
7 1 (1.32%) Ajax
7 1 (1.32%) REST
7 1 (1.32%) RESTful
7 1 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Client/Server
1 11 (14.47%) N-Tier
2 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.84%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.26%) Fintech
5 4 (5.26%) Replication
5 4 (5.26%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.63%) Cybercrime
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Kali Linux
4 5 (6.58%) Unix
5 4 (5.26%) AIX
5 4 (5.26%) Solaris
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.11%) Software Testing
3 27 (35.53%) Test Scripting
4 23 (30.26%) Manual Testing
4 23 (30.26%) Regression Testing
5 19 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 18 (23.68%) Mentoring
6 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
7 17 (22.37%) Scrum
8 16 (21.05%) Performance Testing
9 15 (19.74%) SDLC
10 12 (15.79%) BDD
10 12 (15.79%) TDD
11 9 (11.84%) Content Management
11 9 (11.84%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 9 (11.84%) Exploratory Testing
11 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
12 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (10.53%) Test Planning
12 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) C#
2 27 (35.53%) SQL
3 7 (9.21%) C
3 7 (9.21%) C++
4 6 (7.89%) Python
4 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.58%) Objective-C
5 5 (6.58%) Perl
5 5 (6.58%) Ruby
5 5 (6.58%) VB
6 2 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) ISTQB
2 17 (22.37%) Degree
3 16 (21.05%) ISEB
4 10 (13.16%) CREST Certified
4 10 (13.16%) GPEN
4 10 (13.16%) OSCP
5 9 (11.84%) CEH
6 6 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.32%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (1.32%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (1.32%) GIAC
9 1 (1.32%) SANS
9 1 (1.32%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (39.47%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SDET
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (11.84%) Nessus
2 9 (11.84%) Nmap
3 4 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) SAP
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) T-Plan
5 1 (1.32%) ATG
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) hybris
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 60k per year + Holidays, Pension and Discounts.
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
St. Leonards, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Emsworth, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Liphook, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago