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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 146 152 170
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 43 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.27% 1.00% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.03% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 29
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £29,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
3308 3500 3856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.35% 97.57% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2938 2856 3106
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 £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 13 £65,000 - 2
Southampton +3 12 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Winchester +8 7 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Basingstoke - 4 £25,000 - 2
Eastleigh +12 1 £32,500 - 1
Fareham - 1 £27,500 -
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.98%) QA
2 34 (41.98%) Selenium
3 32 (39.51%) C#
4 31 (38.27%) Finance
5 30 (37.04%) Test Scripting
6 29 (35.80%) SQL
7 28 (34.57%) Software Testing
8 26 (32.10%) Windows
9 24 (29.63%) Manual Testing
9 24 (29.63%) Test Automation
10 23 (28.40%) ISTQB
11 22 (27.16%) Automated Testing
11 22 (27.16%) Regression Testing
12 20 (24.69%) Scrum
13 18 (22.22%) Mentoring
14 17 (20.99%) SDLC
14 17 (20.99%) .NET
14 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
14 17 (20.99%) Degree
14 17 (20.99%) Performance Testing
15 16 (19.75%) ISEB
16 15 (18.52%) N-Tier
16 15 (18.52%) Client/Server
16 15 (18.52%) Banking
17 14 (17.28%) Retail
17 14 (17.28%) HP Quality Center
18 13 (16.05%) TDD
18 13 (16.05%) SoapUI
18 13 (16.05%) 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 8 (9.88%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Wireless
2 2 (2.47%) Firewall
2 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 34 (41.98%) Selenium
2 13 (16.05%) SoapUI
3 11 (13.58%) HP UFT
4 9 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.88%) Metasploit
6 7 (8.64%) NUnit
6 7 (8.64%) WebDriver
7 6 (7.41%) Burp Suite
8 5 (6.17%) SpecFlow
9 4 (4.94%) JIRA
10 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.47%) eggPlant
11 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.23%) Appium
12 1 (1.23%) JMeter
12 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 31 (38.27%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
3 15 (18.52%) Banking
4 14 (17.28%) Retail
5 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.47%) Back Office
6 2 (2.47%) Electronics
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
7 1 (1.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) .NET
2 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.41%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) XHTML
4 4 (4.94%) XML
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 2 (2.47%) CSS
7 1 (1.23%) Ajax
7 1 (1.23%) REST
7 1 (1.23%) RESTful
7 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Client/Server
1 15 (18.52%) N-Tier
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.88%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) Fintech
5 4 (4.94%) Replication
6 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.23%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Kali Linux
4 5 (6.17%) Unix
5 4 (4.94%) AIX
5 4 (4.94%) Solaris
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.04%) Test Scripting
3 28 (34.57%) Software Testing
4 24 (29.63%) Manual Testing
4 24 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 22 (27.16%) Automated Testing
5 22 (27.16%) Regression Testing
6 20 (24.69%) Scrum
7 18 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 17 (20.99%) Performance Testing
8 17 (20.99%) SDLC
9 13 (16.05%) BDD
9 13 (16.05%) TDD
10 11 (13.58%) Content Management
11 10 (12.35%) Test Planning
12 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 8 (9.88%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 8 (9.88%) Test Management
14 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.51%) C#
2 29 (35.80%) SQL
3 6 (7.41%) C
3 6 (7.41%) C++
3 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.17%) VB
5 4 (4.94%) Objective-C
5 4 (4.94%) Perl
5 4 (4.94%) Python
5 4 (4.94%) Ruby
6 1 (1.23%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) ISTQB
2 17 (20.99%) Degree
3 16 (19.75%) ISEB
4 9 (11.11%) CREST Certified
4 9 (11.11%) GPEN
4 9 (11.11%) OSCP
5 8 (9.88%) CEH
6 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.23%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (1.23%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (1.23%) GIAC
9 1 (1.23%) SANS
9 1 (1.23%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (41.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (9.88%) Nessus
2 8 (9.88%) Nmap
3 4 (4.94%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) ATG
2 2 (2.47%) hybris
2 2 (2.47%) SAP
3 1 (1.23%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) HP
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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