The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 41 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 1.57% 2.11% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.11% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 7
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Software Tester
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Winchester 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
Winchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
191 285 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 173 267 180
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Winchester

Software Tester
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Winchester region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Winchester region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center