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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 46 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.93% 3.81% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 4.29% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 7
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% -

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
243 303 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 89.01% 88.86% 89.35%
Number of salaries quoted 215 281 313
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 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,500 £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 19 January 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Military
4 4 (36.36%) Logistics
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
4 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
4 4 (36.36%) JMeter
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) OOP
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) JMS
4 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
4 4 (36.36%) IntelliJ
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) HP

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 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
1 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
2 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
2 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
2 4 (36.36%) IntelliJ
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA Agile
2 4 (36.36%) JMeter
2 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
2 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Robot Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (18.18%) Toad
General
1 4 (36.36%) Military
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Graduate
1 4 (36.36%) Graduate Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Graduate Software Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) Logistics
3 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (36.36%) Network Management
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Case Management
5 2 (18.18%) Decision Table
5 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) T-Plan