The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 37 58 36
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 3.66% 2.83% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 3.49% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 6
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £34,000 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,200
% change year-on-year
- +2.33%
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 Winchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Winchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 229 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 82.72% 80.92% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 144 217 157
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Winchester

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Winchester

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Winchester 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
4 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
5 3 (42.86%) JMeter
5 3 (42.86%) CMS
5 3 (42.86%) Content Management
5 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
5 3 (42.86%) Test Management
5 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 2 (28.57%) JIRA
6 2 (28.57%) NUnit
6 2 (28.57%) ISEB
6 2 (28.57%) C#
7 1 (14.29%) HTML
7 1 (14.29%) Java

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Winchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Checkstyle
5 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) FindBugs
5 1 (14.29%) Flyway
5 1 (14.29%) Gradle
5 1 (14.29%) Hudson
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Liquibase
5 1 (14.29%) MSTest
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) Java SE
1 1 (14.29%) jBPM
1 1 (14.29%) JPA
1 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) WebCenter
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Content Management
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Case Management
6 1 (14.29%) Change Control
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Apex Code
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (14.29%) OCA
3 1 (14.29%) OCAJ
3 1 (14.29%) OCP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Arqiva
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com