The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Tester
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 72 59
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 12 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.04% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 1
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% +14.03%  
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.61% +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 569 520 446
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 96.60% 97.20% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 500 445 387
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Basingstoke

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Basingstoke

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Tester in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Tester in Basingstoke

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Basingstoke region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Degree
2 21 (70.00%) JIRA
2 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Bugzilla
2 21 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 21 (70.00%) MySQL
2 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (70.00%) Selenium
2 21 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (70.00%) Trac
2 21 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (70.00%) Issue Tracking
3 19 (63.33%) Java
4 12 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (26.67%) C#
6 8 (26.67%) C++
6 8 (26.67%) iPad
7 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Electronics
7 1 (3.33%) ISEB
7 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.33%) QA

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) MySQL
1 21 (70.00%) Relational Database
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Bugzilla
1 21 (70.00%) JIRA
1 21 (70.00%) Selenium
1 21 (70.00%) Trac
General
1 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (70.00%) E-Commerce
1 21 (70.00%) Issue Tracking
1 21 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Training
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