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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 152 160 165
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 41 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.19% 1.00% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.03% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 33
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £28,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3361 3510 3796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.53% 97.96% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2969 2850 3092
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Southampton +1 9 £35,000 +14.75%
Basingstoke - 8 £32,500 - 3
Winchester +10 3 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Eastleigh +9 2 £32,500 -
Petersfield -20 2 £30,750 -
Bordon - 1 £27,500 -
Fareham - 1 £27,500 -
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (66.20%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.07%) Selenium
3 31 (43.66%) QA
4 28 (39.44%) C#
4 28 (39.44%) Finance
5 27 (38.03%) Test Scripting
6 25 (35.21%) Windows
7 24 (33.80%) SQL
8 22 (30.99%) Test Automation
8 22 (30.99%) Software Testing
9 21 (29.58%) ISTQB
9 21 (29.58%) Automated Testing
9 21 (29.58%) Scrum
10 20 (28.17%) Regression Testing
11 17 (23.94%) Manual Testing
12 16 (22.54%) .NET
12 16 (22.54%) SDLC
13 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
13 15 (21.13%) Telecoms
13 15 (21.13%) Performance Testing
13 15 (21.13%) Degree
13 15 (21.13%) Banking
14 14 (19.72%) SoapUI
15 13 (18.31%) Retail
15 13 (18.31%) Client/Server
15 13 (18.31%) N-Tier
16 12 (16.90%) ISEB
16 12 (16.90%) TDD
16 12 (16.90%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (16.90%) BDD

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 (8.45%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Wireless
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 32 (45.07%) Selenium
2 14 (19.72%) SoapUI
3 10 (14.08%) HP UFT
4 9 (12.68%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.86%) NUnit
5 7 (9.86%) WebDriver
6 5 (7.04%) Metasploit
6 5 (7.04%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.63%) JIRA
8 3 (4.23%) Burp Suite
8 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.82%) eggPlant
9 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.82%) JUnit
9 2 (2.82%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.41%) Appium
10 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 28 (39.44%) Finance
2 15 (21.13%) Banking
2 15 (21.13%) Telecoms
3 13 (18.31%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) .NET
2 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.45%) HTML
4 5 (7.04%) Web Services
5 4 (5.63%) XHTML
5 4 (5.63%) XML
6 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.82%) CSS
8 1 (1.41%) Ajax
8 1 (1.41%) REST
8 1 (1.41%) RESTful
8 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Client/Server
1 13 (18.31%) N-Tier
2 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.86%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (5.63%) Fintech
5 4 (5.63%) Replication
6 2 (2.82%) iSeries
6 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Linux
2 7 (9.86%) Unix
3 6 (8.45%) AIX
3 6 (8.45%) Solaris
4 3 (4.23%) Kali Linux
5 2 (2.82%) CentOS
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) Test Scripting
3 22 (30.99%) Software Testing
3 22 (30.99%) Test Automation
4 21 (29.58%) Automated Testing
4 21 (29.58%) Scrum
5 20 (28.17%) Regression Testing
6 17 (23.94%) Manual Testing
7 16 (22.54%) SDLC
8 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
8 15 (21.13%) Performance Testing
9 12 (16.90%) BDD
9 12 (16.90%) TDD
10 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.68%) Content Management
11 9 (12.68%) Test Planning
12 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.27%) Web Testing
13 7 (9.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 7 (9.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) C#
2 24 (33.80%) SQL
3 4 (5.63%) C
3 4 (5.63%) C++
3 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.23%) Java
4 3 (4.23%) VB
5 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.82%) Perl
5 2 (2.82%) Python
5 2 (2.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) ISTQB
2 15 (21.13%) Degree
3 12 (16.90%) ISEB
4 5 (7.04%) CEH
4 5 (7.04%) CREST Certified
4 5 (7.04%) GPEN
4 5 (7.04%) OSCP
5 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (43.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.04%) Nessus
2 5 (7.04%) Nmap
3 4 (5.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) ATG
2 3 (4.23%) hybris
3 2 (2.82%) IBM
3 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Farnborough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago