Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 95 83
Rank change year-on-year +28 -12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 35 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.21% 1.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 1.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 4 2
Basingstoke median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +14.04% -36.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,525 £26,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,725 £30,250
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year -7.14% -0.71% -3.42%

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 1061 1022 902
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 97.34% 97.89% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 941 865 747
Basingstoke median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,400
90th Percentile £65,750 £59,500 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -2.44% +2.50%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Basingstoke

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 33 (94.29%) Degree
2 26 (74.29%) MySQL
2 26 (74.29%) Selenium
2 26 (74.29%) Test Automation
3 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (60.00%) Bugzilla
5 21 (60.00%) JIRA
5 21 (60.00%) E-Commerce
5 21 (60.00%) Trac
5 21 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 21 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
6 15 (42.86%) Java
7 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
9 7 (20.00%) iPad
9 7 (20.00%) C#
9 7 (20.00%) C++
10 5 (14.29%) Web Services
10 5 (14.29%) TestNG
10 5 (14.29%) REST
10 5 (14.29%) Appium
10 5 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (11.43%) API Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
12 1 (2.86%) Electronics
12 1 (2.86%) Finance
12 1 (2.86%) ISEB
12 1 (2.86%) SQL

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 26 (74.29%) MySQL
2 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 21 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (74.29%) Selenium
2 21 (60.00%) Bugzilla
2 21 (60.00%) JIRA
2 21 (60.00%) Trac
3 5 (14.29%) Appium
3 5 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 1 (2.86%) Electronics
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) REST
1 5 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) iPad
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Test Automation
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 21 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
4 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.43%) API Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (94.29%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Training
Posted: 6 days ago