The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Winchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 36 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 6 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 3.45% 5.47% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 5.64% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 0
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Job Titles Category
Winchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
170 195 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 97.70% 97.01% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 165 192 110
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Tester
Hampshire

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 22 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 6 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 6 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Content Management
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Test Management
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) QA

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 6 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Content Management
1 6 (66.67%) Test Management
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center