The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Portsmouth region that had 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
Tester
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 52 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.73% 1.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £33,250 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.90% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Tester
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Tester Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Infor
3 2 (33.33%) V-Model
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Decision Table
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Sage
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Toad
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) T-Plan
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server

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 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Robot Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Case Management
3 2 (33.33%) Decision Table
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Infor
2 2 (33.33%) Sage
2 2 (33.33%) T-Plan
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