The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 41 40 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 19 28 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.05% 5.32% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 6.03% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 3
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £41,600 £36,000
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 Basingstoke with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 355 464 394
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 75.69% 88.21% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 311 391 315
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 23 (79.31%) Computer Science
2 22 (75.86%) QA
3 21 (72.41%) SQL
4 20 (68.97%) C#
5 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
6 18 (62.07%) Degree
7 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
7 17 (58.62%) CSS
7 17 (58.62%) Web Services
7 17 (58.62%) HTML
7 17 (58.62%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) SDLC
8 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.34%) iPad
10 1 (3.45%) Banking
10 1 (3.45%) Subversion
10 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
10 1 (3.45%) Electronics
10 1 (3.45%) Finance
10 1 (3.45%) Migration
10 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
10 1 (3.45%) SUSE
10 1 (3.45%) Debian
10 1 (3.45%) IVR
10 1 (3.45%) MySQL
10 1 (3.45%) SQL Server

Software Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Trac
General
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Developer in Test
3 6 (20.69%) Junior
3 6 (20.69%) Junior Software Test Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Junior Test Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
1 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
1 17 (58.62%) CSS
1 17 (58.62%) HTML
1 17 (58.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (79.31%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Debian
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.45%) SUSE
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) SDLC
2 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.45%) V-Model
3 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 20 (68.97%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (75.86%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 15 days ago