The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Hampshire / Andover
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 27 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Andover 3.33% 2.61% 14.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.78% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 22
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £35,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £35,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Andover
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 60 108 120
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Andover 100.00% 93.91% 81.63%
Number of salaries quoted 53 102 117
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £85,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Andover citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Andover

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Andover

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Andover

Software Testing
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Andover region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft