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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 154 118 134
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 38 56 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.99% 1.71% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.78% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 61
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £64,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
3634 3140 4095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.83% 95.91% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3153 2613 3474
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
(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
Winchester -4 9 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Southampton +1 4 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Basingstoke -13 4 £27,500 -20.28% 1
Andover - 3 £34,842 -
Farnborough -2 1 £35,000 - 1
Havant - 1 £35,250 - 1
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.25%) Selenium
3 33 (41.25%) QA
4 30 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 29 (36.25%) Automated Testing
6 28 (35.00%) ISEB
7 27 (33.75%) SQL
8 26 (32.50%) Manual Testing
9 25 (31.25%) Software Testing
10 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
10 23 (28.75%) WebDriver
11 22 (27.50%) Java
12 20 (25.00%) C#
13 18 (22.50%) Test Management
13 18 (22.50%) ISTQB
14 15 (18.75%) JIRA
15 14 (17.50%) Windows
16 13 (16.25%) QuickTest Pro
16 13 (16.25%) Degree
16 13 (16.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (15.00%) Test Scripting
17 12 (15.00%) Regression Testing
18 11 (13.75%) Eclipse
18 11 (13.75%) SaaS
18 11 (13.75%) HP Quality Center
19 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
19 10 (12.50%) Finance
20 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
20 9 (11.25%) Mobile App
21 8 (10.00%) Waterfall

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
3 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) IMAP
2 1 (1.25%) LAN
2 1 (1.25%) WAN
2 1 (1.25%) POP3
2 1 (1.25%) SMTP
2 1 (1.25%) DHCP
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) VPN
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) MS Access
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (46.25%) Selenium
2 23 (28.75%) WebDriver
3 15 (18.75%) JIRA
4 13 (16.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (13.75%) Eclipse
6 10 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (7.50%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.25%) Maven
9 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.50%) SilkTest
10 2 (2.50%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.50%) Subversion
10 2 (2.50%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (1.25%) TestNG
11 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.25%) Firebug
11 1 (1.25%) Fiddler
11 1 (1.25%) Hudson
11 1 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Games
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) HTML
1 7 (8.75%) Web Services
2 6 (7.50%) .NET
3 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.00%) WinForms
4 3 (3.75%) XSL
4 3 (3.75%) J2ME
4 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.25%) Ajax
5 1 (1.25%) WCF
5 1 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) iPad
4 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) IVR
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Android
2 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (3.75%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Debian
4 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 29 (36.25%) Automated Testing
4 26 (32.50%) Manual Testing
5 25 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 18 (22.50%) Test Management
7 12 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 8 (10.00%) Content Management
8 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.50%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.50%) Automation Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Line Management
10 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.25%) CRM
10 5 (6.25%) Test Strategy
11 4 (5.00%) Scrum
11 4 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) SQL
2 22 (27.50%) Java
3 20 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.50%) Ruby
6 2 (2.50%) C
7 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (35.00%) ISEB
2 18 (22.50%) ISTQB
3 13 (16.25%) Degree
3 13 (16.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) OSCP
5 2 (2.50%) OSCE
5 2 (2.50%) CEH
6 1 (1.25%) CISSP
6 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (41.25%) QA
2 6 (7.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) HP
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