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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 150 154 163
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 36 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.00% 0.96% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.02% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 24
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £29,100 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
3413 3738 3729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.20% 94.30% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2765 3060 3201
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Southampton +10 6 £30,500 -6.15%
Winchester -10 5 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Petersfield - 4 - - 2
Farnborough - 4 £40,000 -
Portsmouth +24 3 £50,000 +37.93%
Aldershot 0 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 £29,000 -
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (52.31%) QA
3 24 (36.92%) SQL
4 21 (32.31%) Selenium
4 21 (32.31%) Manual Testing
5 18 (27.69%) Software Testing
6 17 (26.15%) Automated Testing
6 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
6 17 (26.15%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (24.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (24.62%) Finance
8 15 (23.08%) ISEB
9 12 (18.46%) Content Management
9 12 (18.46%) Client/Server
9 12 (18.46%) Performance Testing
10 11 (16.92%) ISTQB
10 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
10 11 (16.92%) Windows
11 10 (15.38%) UNIX
11 10 (15.38%) Eclipse
11 10 (15.38%) Java
11 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 10 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (15.38%) Degree
12 9 (13.85%) Test Management
12 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
12 9 (13.85%) SoapUI
12 9 (13.85%) N-Tier
12 9 (13.85%) HP UFT

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) SSH
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) MySQL
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Selenium
2 10 (15.38%) Eclipse
3 9 (13.85%) HP UFT
3 9 (13.85%) SoapUI
4 7 (10.77%) LoadUI
5 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.62%) Bugzilla
5 3 (4.62%) JIRA
6 2 (3.08%) NUnit
6 2 (3.08%) Subversion
6 2 (3.08%) Toad
6 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.54%) JMeter
7 1 (1.54%) WATIR
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Games
3 4 (6.15%) Front Office
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) JSP
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Client/Server
2 9 (13.85%) N-Tier
3 6 (9.23%) iSeries
3 6 (9.23%) AS400
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) IVR
5 2 (3.08%) Statistics
5 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.08%) Physics
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.54%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) UNIX
3 5 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) Manual Testing
3 18 (27.69%) Software Testing
4 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
4 17 (26.15%) Automated Testing
5 16 (24.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (18.46%) Performance Testing
6 12 (18.46%) Content Management
7 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
8 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 9 (13.85%) Test Management
9 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
10 8 (12.31%) Scrum
11 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Test Planning
12 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (6.15%) Change Control
12 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) Java
2 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.08%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) C++
5 2 (3.08%) PHP
5 2 (3.08%) C
6 1 (1.54%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) ISEB
2 11 (16.92%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.38%) Degree
3 10 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.15%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (52.31%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) HP
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Waterlooville
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Eastleigh
The People Network
Salary: good salary + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago