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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 52 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.57% 1.69% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.03% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
331 344 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 86.88% 83.09% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 280 258 305
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 20 (95.24%) Security Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
3 14 (66.67%) ITIL
3 14 (66.67%) UNIX
3 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Python
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) HP
3 14 (66.67%) RHCE
3 14 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 14 (66.67%) Perl
3 14 (66.67%) Oracle
3 14 (66.67%) Security Management
3 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 14 (66.67%) CentOS
3 14 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (66.67%) Open Source
3 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 14 (66.67%) Puppet
3 14 (66.67%) Derivative
3 14 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
3 14 (66.67%) RHCSA
4 10 (47.62%) Server Building
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) OO

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (47.62%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (47.62%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (47.62%) Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C++ Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) WinForms
1 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Derivative
2 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) UNIX
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) CentOS
2 14 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
1 14 (66.67%) Security Management
1 14 (66.67%) Open Source
2 10 (47.62%) Server Building
2 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
3 5 (23.81%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Perl
1 14 (66.67%) Python
1 14 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (19.05%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Security Cleared
2 14 (66.67%) RHCSA
2 14 (66.67%) RHCE
2 14 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 14 (66.67%) HP
1 14 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
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