The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Portsmouth region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 53 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.37% 0.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
270 332 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.90% 97.36% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 239 307 353
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,689 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Portsmouth region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Software 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 Portsmouth region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) T-Plan
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Decision Table
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Toad
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Toad
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 2 (50.00%) Decision Table
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) T-Plan
3 1 (25.00%) Infor
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
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