The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 48 48 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.12% 3.23% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 3.61% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 5
Median salary £26,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
294 360 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 89.09% 89.33% 89.59%
Number of salaries quoted 281 322 327
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Military
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) RHCSA
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Derivative
4 3 (30.00%) CentOS
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source

Software Testing
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 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) Robot Framework
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 4 (40.00%) Military
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Graduate
1 4 (40.00%) Graduate Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) OOP
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Decision Table
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) RHCE
3 3 (30.00%) RHCSA
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) T-Plan