The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fareham 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Hampshire / Fareham
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 44 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fareham 1.81% 3.65% 8.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 4.00% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 23
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -7.14%  
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 Fareham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Fareham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 249 250 231
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fareham 90.22% 91.24% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 196 235 179
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Fareham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fareham 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 Fareham

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Fareham

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Fareham

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Fareham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Fareham over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Fareham

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Fareham region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) QA
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) ISEB
4 6 (46.15%) HP UFT
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
4 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
5 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) Java

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fareham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) HP UFT
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
3 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
5 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
5 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.69%) JMeter
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Software Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Software Test Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Software QA Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) ERP
7 1 (7.69%) Kanban
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
1 1 (7.69%) VMware