The median annual salary for a Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Tester
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 65 55
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 16 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.21% 0.80% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 0.81% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 2
Median salary £32,500 £57,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.98% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

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 484 496 451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 96.99% 98.80% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 433 402 378
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Basingstoke

Tester
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for Tester in Basingstoke

Tester
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Basingstoke

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 26 (76.47%) Degree
2 21 (61.76%) JIRA
2 21 (61.76%) Selenium
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Bugzilla
2 21 (61.76%) MySQL
2 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (61.76%) E-Commerce
2 21 (61.76%) Trac
2 21 (61.76%) Relational Database
2 21 (61.76%) Issue Tracking
3 20 (58.82%) Automation Testing
3 20 (58.82%) Java
4 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
5 12 (35.29%) C#
6 8 (23.53%) SQL
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) ISEB
7 7 (20.59%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (20.59%) .NET
7 7 (20.59%) WSDL
7 7 (20.59%) SOAP
7 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (14.71%) iPad
8 5 (14.71%) C++
9 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Mobile App

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.59%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) MySQL
1 21 (61.76%) Relational Database
1 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Bugzilla
1 21 (61.76%) JIRA
1 21 (61.76%) Selenium
1 21 (61.76%) Trac
2 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
1 7 (20.59%) SOAP
1 7 (20.59%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) iPad
2 1 (2.94%) IVR
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Debian
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.94%) SUSE
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (61.76%) E-Commerce
1 21 (61.76%) Issue Tracking
2 20 (58.82%) Automation Testing
3 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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