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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 30 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 17 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 8.63% 3.61% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.39% 4.26% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 6
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +49.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
181 141 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 91.88% 84.94% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 177 132 191
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,887
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Winchester

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (96.00%) Automated Testing
2 20 (80.00%) Windows
3 16 (64.00%) ISTQB
3 16 (64.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
4 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (56.00%) Selenium
5 11 (44.00%) QA
5 11 (44.00%) ISEB
5 11 (44.00%) Web Services
5 11 (44.00%) Web Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (40.00%) HP UFT
6 10 (40.00%) Client/Server
6 10 (40.00%) N-Tier
6 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (40.00%) Content Management
7 9 (36.00%) Test Management
7 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (32.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) JMeter
9 5 (20.00%) C#
9 5 (20.00%) NUnit
9 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (16.00%) Coaching
10 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (20.00%) JMeter
3 5 (20.00%) NUnit
3 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (16.00%) NSubstitute
5 1 (4.00%) MSTest
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
1 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 10 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 10 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Tester
2 9 (36.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Automation Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 10 (40.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (96.00%) Automated Testing
2 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
2 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (44.00%) Web Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 10 (40.00%) Content Management
5 9 (36.00%) Test Management
6 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
7 4 (16.00%) TDD
7 4 (16.00%) Coaching
7 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.00%) User Stories
9 1 (4.00%) OO
9 1 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) ISTQB
1 16 (64.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (44.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center