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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 53 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.42% 3.05% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 3.63% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 2
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% +11.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,850 £34,350
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  

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 483 441 416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 82.56% 84.16% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 416 374 353
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 22 (56.41%) Degree
3 21 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (43.59%) QA
6 16 (41.03%) C#
7 15 (38.46%) SQL
8 14 (35.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (28.21%) SDLC
11 10 (25.64%) Selenium
12 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
12 9 (23.08%) CSS
12 9 (23.08%) Web Services
12 9 (23.08%) .NET
12 9 (23.08%) HTML
13 8 (20.51%) MySQL
13 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
13 8 (20.51%) Bugzilla
13 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
13 8 (20.51%) JIRA
13 8 (20.51%) Trac
13 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
13 8 (20.51%) Issue Tracking
14 6 (15.38%) Java
15 4 (10.26%) iPad
16 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing

Software Testing
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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
1 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Selenium
2 8 (20.51%) Bugzilla
2 8 (20.51%) JIRA
2 8 (20.51%) Trac
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.56%) Banking
1 1 (2.56%) Electronics
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Junior
2 11 (28.21%) Junior Software Test Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Junior Test Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Software Test Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Test Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Software Tester
3 9 (23.08%) Tester
4 8 (20.51%) Automation Tester
5 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Developer in Test
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Software Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
1 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 9 (23.08%) CSS
1 9 (23.08%) HTML
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) SDLC
3 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
4 8 (20.51%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.56%) V-Model
7 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Degree
2 14 (35.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
3 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
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