The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 130 100
Rank change year-on-year +19 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 58 70 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.97% 2.02% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.36% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 55 62 87
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,765 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.18% -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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2548 2969 3211
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 86.43% 85.81% 85.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 2580 2632
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,417 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Hampshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Hampshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Hampshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +12 22 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Southampton +32 19 £31,000 +3.33% 3
Winchester +3 6 £30,500 -32.22% 3
Portsmouth -9 5 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Fareham +13 2 £65,000 +100.00%
Aldershot - 2 £33,750 -
Andover +3 1 £39,000 +11.42%
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Software Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 92 (67.65%) Test Automation
2 91 (66.91%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (44.12%) SQL
4 55 (40.44%) Selenium
5 51 (37.50%) QA
6 50 (36.76%) C#
7 47 (34.56%) Degree
8 46 (33.82%) Microsoft
9 37 (27.21%) Test Scripting
9 37 (27.21%) SDLC
10 36 (26.47%) Performance Testing
10 36 (26.47%) Computer Science
11 35 (25.74%) Manual Testing
12 34 (25.00%) Java
12 34 (25.00%) Windows
13 33 (24.26%) Scrum
14 32 (23.53%) Test Strategy
15 30 (22.06%) SoapUI
16 28 (20.59%) ISEB
17 26 (19.12%) Regression Testing
18 24 (17.65%) JIRA
18 24 (17.65%) ISTQB
19 23 (16.91%) User Acceptance Testing
19 23 (16.91%) Computer Science Degree
20 22 (16.18%) Test Planning
20 22 (16.18%) HP UFT
20 22 (16.18%) Web Services
20 22 (16.18%) T-SQL
20 22 (16.18%) Retail
21 20 (14.71%) WebDriver

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) VLAN
2 1 (0.74%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) MySQL
2 9 (6.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 55 (40.44%) Selenium
2 30 (22.06%) SoapUI
3 24 (17.65%) JIRA
4 22 (16.18%) HP UFT
5 20 (14.71%) WebDriver
6 19 (13.97%) Visual Studio
7 16 (11.76%) JMeter
8 12 (8.82%) Eclipse
8 12 (8.82%) IntelliJ
8 12 (8.82%) LoadRunner
8 12 (8.82%) Zephyr
9 11 (8.09%) JIRA Agile
10 9 (6.62%) Bugzilla
10 9 (6.62%) Trac
11 8 (5.88%) Cucumber
12 7 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (4.41%) JUnit
14 5 (3.68%) SpecFlow
15 4 (2.94%) Codeception
15 4 (2.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (16.18%) Retail
2 11 (8.09%) Back Office
3 10 (7.35%) Finance
4 3 (2.21%) Automotive
4 3 (2.21%) Electronics
4 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Games
5 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (41.18%) Test Engineer
2 40 (29.41%) Software Test Engineer
3 25 (18.38%) Analyst
4 23 (16.91%) Tester
5 17 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 16 (11.76%) Developer
7 13 (9.56%) Junior
7 13 (9.56%) Software Analyst
7 13 (9.56%) Test Analyst
8 12 (8.82%) Junior Test Engineer
9 11 (8.09%) Junior Software Test Engineer
10 10 (7.35%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (6.62%) Automation Tester
11 9 (6.62%) Software Test Analyst
12 8 (5.88%) Business Analyst
13 7 (5.15%) QA Engineer
14 6 (4.41%) C# Developer
14 6 (4.41%) QA Analyst
14 6 (4.41%) QA Tester
14 6 (4.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.18%) Web Services
2 17 (12.50%) .NET
3 12 (8.82%) JMS
4 11 (8.09%) CSS
4 11 (8.09%) HTML
5 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.88%) Gherkin
7 5 (3.68%) XML
8 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.74%) Java EE
8 1 (0.74%) JPA
8 1 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.41%) Replication
3 4 (2.94%) iPad
4 3 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.74%) IVR
6 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (4.41%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.74%) Debian
3 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.74%) SUSE
3 1 (0.74%) Unix
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (67.65%) Test Automation
2 91 (66.91%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (27.21%) SDLC
3 37 (27.21%) Test Scripting
4 36 (26.47%) Performance Testing
5 35 (25.74%) Manual Testing
6 33 (24.26%) Scrum
7 32 (23.53%) Test Strategy
8 26 (19.12%) Regression Testing
9 23 (16.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (16.18%) Test Planning
11 18 (13.24%) BDD
11 18 (13.24%) TDD
12 16 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
12 16 (11.76%) Unit Testing
13 15 (11.03%) Functional Testing
14 13 (9.56%) Kanban
15 11 (8.09%) Matrix Organization
16 10 (7.35%) Issue Tracking
16 10 (7.35%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.12%) SQL
2 50 (36.76%) C#
3 34 (25.00%) Java
4 22 (16.18%) T-SQL
5 10 (7.35%) C
6 7 (5.15%) C++
7 6 (4.41%) Python
7 6 (4.41%) Ruby
8 4 (2.94%) Perl
8 4 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.74%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (34.56%) Degree
2 28 (20.59%) ISEB
3 24 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 23 (16.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 10 (7.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (37.50%) QA
2 6 (4.41%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.24%) HP
3 4 (2.94%) Citrix
4 2 (1.47%) SAP
4 2 (1.47%) Telerik
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Premier Media
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Training
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago