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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 28 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 17 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 8.06% 12.10% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 14.71% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 10
Average salary £32,500 £24,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% -10.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
170 102 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 80.57% 82.26% 79.90%
Number of salaries quoted 165 95 149
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Selenium
3 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 12 (46.15%) Client/Server
3 12 (46.15%) N-Tier
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) Content Management
4 11 (42.31%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (42.31%) Test Management
4 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
5 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
5 10 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (30.77%) OO
6 8 (30.77%) CSS
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
7 7 (26.92%) LAMP
7 7 (26.92%) Marketing
7 7 (26.92%) Email Marketing
7 7 (26.92%) jQuery
7 7 (26.92%) PHP
7 7 (26.92%) OOP
7 7 (26.92%) MySQL
7 7 (26.92%) Symfony
7 7 (26.92%) User Experience
7 7 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (23.08%) Change Control
9 5 (19.23%) GIS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (7.69%) NUnit
3 2 (7.69%) JMeter
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) Hudson
4 1 (3.85%) MSTest
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Software Tester
3 7 (26.92%) PHP Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Applications Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) CSS
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) LAMP
2 7 (26.92%) jQuery
2 7 (26.92%) Symfony
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) Java EE
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Client/Server
1 12 (46.15%) N-Tier
2 7 (26.92%) User Experience
3 5 (19.23%) GIS
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 12 (46.15%) Content Management
3 11 (42.31%) Test Management
3 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
4 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
5 8 (30.77%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) Email Marketing
6 7 (26.92%) OOP
6 7 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (23.08%) Change Control
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
11 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.85%) OWASP
11 1 (3.85%) User Stories
11 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) PHP
4 5 (19.23%) MapBasic
4 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
4 5 (19.23%) C
4 5 (19.23%) Fortran
5 2 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Mapinfo
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) HP
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