The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 155 156 163
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 38 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.97% 0.97% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.02% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 20
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3689 3731 3773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.89% 94.86% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3025 3204 3272
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
Basingstoke -4 9 £65,000 +52.94%
Winchester +7 6 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Havant - 5 £40,000 -
Portsmouth -20 4 £36,250 -3.33%
Southampton +9 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Aldershot -4 2 £41,750 +67.00%
Tester
South East

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 39 (40.21%) Windows
2 33 (34.02%) Software Testing
3 30 (30.93%) Selenium
4 27 (27.84%) MS Excel
5 25 (25.77%) ISEB
6 24 (24.74%) Test Automation
7 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
8 21 (21.65%) SQL
8 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (19.59%) Java
9 19 (19.59%) MySQL
10 18 (18.56%) QA
10 18 (18.56%) Manual Testing
11 16 (16.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (16.49%) Linux
12 15 (15.46%) Degree
13 14 (14.43%) ISTQB
14 13 (13.40%) Ruby
14 13 (13.40%) Python
14 13 (13.40%) Test Scripting
15 12 (12.37%) QuickTest Pro
15 12 (12.37%) Finance
16 11 (11.34%) Content Management
16 11 (11.34%) Client/Server
16 11 (11.34%) N-Tier
16 11 (11.34%) .NET
16 11 (11.34%) C#
16 11 (11.34%) Test Management
16 11 (11.34%) HP Quality Center
17 10 (10.31%) Security Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 10 (10.31%) Apache
2 8 (8.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (27.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) SaaS
1 4 (4.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) Internet
2 7 (7.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.03%) IPsec
3 1 (1.03%) Network Security
3 1 (1.03%) LAN
3 1 (1.03%) SMTP
3 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.03%) VPN
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) MySQL
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (30.93%) Selenium
2 12 (12.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (6.19%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.15%) JUnit
4 5 (5.15%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.12%) JIRA
5 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.09%) TestNG
6 3 (3.09%) Maven
6 3 (3.09%) JMeter
7 2 (2.06%) NUnit
7 2 (2.06%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.03%) JBehave
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.03%) jMock
8 1 (1.03%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) German Language
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) .NET
2 5 (5.15%) Web Services
3 3 (3.09%) HTML
4 2 (2.06%) CSS
4 2 (2.06%) XSL
4 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.03%) Flash
5 1 (1.03%) XML
5 1 (1.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Client/Server
1 11 (11.34%) N-Tier
2 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.28%) iSeries
4 8 (8.25%) Open Source
5 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.06%) AS400
6 1 (1.03%) iPhone
6 1 (1.03%) iPad
6 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 39 (40.21%) Windows
2 16 (16.49%) Linux
3 8 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.15%) UNIX
5 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) Software Testing
2 24 (24.74%) Test Automation
3 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.56%) Manual Testing
5 16 (16.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (13.40%) Test Scripting
7 11 (11.34%) Content Management
7 11 (11.34%) Test Management
8 10 (10.31%) Security Testing
8 10 (10.31%) Automated Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (8.25%) BDD
10 7 (7.22%) Performance Testing
11 6 (6.19%) TDD
11 6 (6.19%) Automation Testing
12 5 (5.15%) Performance Management
12 5 (5.15%) Ethical Hacking
12 5 (5.15%) ITIL
12 5 (5.15%) Stress Testing
13 4 (4.12%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) SQL
2 19 (19.59%) Java
3 13 (13.40%) Python
3 13 (13.40%) Ruby
4 11 (11.34%) C#
5 9 (9.28%) PHP
6 8 (8.25%) C++
6 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.12%) Perl
8 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.09%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) ISEB
2 15 (15.46%) Degree
3 14 (14.43%) ISTQB
4 8 (8.25%) CISSP
5 5 (5.15%) CEH
6 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.56%) QA
2 8 (8.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Snort
2 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.15%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) KVM
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.15%) VMware
4 4 (4.12%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) BMC
5 2 (2.06%) Symbian
5 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle
6 1 (1.03%) Apple
6 1 (1.03%) Twitter
6 1 (1.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) Sun
6 1 (1.03%) Siemens
6 1 (1.03%) Dell
6 1 (1.03%) EMC
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago