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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 39 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.68% 4.33% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 4.94% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 11
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
240 243 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 88.24% 87.73% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 207 229 307
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 23 February 2017, 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) Selenium
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) SoapUI
4 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
5 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (40.00%) JIRA
5 6 (40.00%) Logistics
5 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Kanban
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) JMS
5 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (40.00%) IntelliJ
5 6 (40.00%) C
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
5 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (40.00%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) JMeter
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Zephyr

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 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
1 8 (53.33%) SoapUI
2 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (40.00%) IntelliJ
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
2 6 (40.00%) JMeter
2 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (40.00%) Zephyr
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Robot Framework
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (13.33%) Toad
General
1 4 (26.67%) Military
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Graduate
2 4 (26.67%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Graduate Software Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Manual Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) JMS
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Kanban
4 6 (40.00%) Logistics
4 6 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Network Management
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) OOP
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) C
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) T-Plan