Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 85 69
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 30 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.62% 1.92% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.23% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 15
Basingstoke median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +34.92% -28.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £23,900 £29,500
90th Percentile £45,600 £46,250 £47,300
Hampshire median annual salary £32,750 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -7.75% -1.39% -4.64%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 964 895 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 84.05% 85.98% 89.93%
Number of salaries quoted 869 807 583
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,515
90th Percentile £69,000 £62,350 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +2.41%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 29 (96.67%) Test Automation
2 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (90.00%) Selenium
3 22 (73.33%) JIRA
3 22 (73.33%) MySQL
3 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 21 (70.00%) Trac
4 21 (70.00%) Relational Database
4 21 (70.00%) Issue Tracking
4 21 (70.00%) Bugzilla
4 21 (70.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (46.67%) Java
5 14 (46.67%) Degree
6 9 (30.00%) PHP
6 9 (30.00%) Front End Development
7 6 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
9 3 (10.00%) Appium
9 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
9 3 (10.00%) Scrum
9 3 (10.00%) ISEB
9 3 (10.00%) C++
9 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.00%) TDD
10 2 (6.67%) Ruby
10 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
10 2 (6.67%) Integration 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) MySQL
1 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (70.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (90.00%) Selenium
2 22 (73.33%) JIRA
3 21 (70.00%) Bugzilla
3 21 (70.00%) Trac
4 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.00%) Appium
5 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.67%) JUnit
7 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
7 1 (3.33%) TestNG
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Automation Tester
1 22 (73.33%) Software Tester
1 22 (73.33%) Tester
2 9 (30.00%) Manual Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) MFC
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) WCF
2 1 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Test Automation
2 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 21 (70.00%) Issue Tracking
4 9 (30.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.33%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) HP
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft