The median annual salary for a Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Tester
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 158 162
Rank change year-on-year +41 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 50 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.65% 0.84% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 0.86% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 34
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +4.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2927 3365 3692
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.73% 97.62% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2487 2987 3120
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Hampshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Tester in Hampshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Hampshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Hampshire

Tester
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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 +23 17 £32,500 +6.55% 3
Farnborough +9 9 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Winchester +18 7 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Southampton +14 7 £28,500 +26.66% 2
Andover - 2 £32,000 - 1
Petersfield - 2 £35,000 -
Tester
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Hampshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.90%) Selenium
3 34 (41.46%) Test Scripting
4 28 (34.15%) Degree
5 26 (31.71%) Java
5 26 (31.71%) SQL
5 26 (31.71%) Automation Testing
6 20 (24.39%) C#
6 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
6 20 (24.39%) JIRA
7 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
7 18 (21.95%) MySQL
7 18 (21.95%) E-Commerce
7 18 (21.95%) Bugzilla
7 18 (21.95%) Issue Tracking
7 18 (21.95%) Trac
7 18 (21.95%) Relational Database
8 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
9 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
9 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing
9 13 (15.85%) QA
10 12 (14.63%) Windows
10 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (14.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (14.63%) Test Strategy
11 11 (13.41%) Project Management
11 11 (13.41%) Regression Testing
12 10 (12.20%) ISEB
12 10 (12.20%) SAP
12 10 (12.20%) Mentoring

Tester Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.54%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.44%) JBoss
2 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (3.66%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.95%) MySQL
2 18 (21.95%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.76%) SAP BW
4 5 (6.10%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (6.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (43.90%) Selenium
2 20 (24.39%) JIRA
3 18 (21.95%) Bugzilla
3 18 (21.95%) Trac
4 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.44%) Maven
7 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.22%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.22%) JMeter
7 1 (1.22%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.22%) SilkTest
7 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.22%) Subversion
7 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (6.10%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Automotive
2 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) .NET
2 7 (8.54%) SOAP
2 7 (8.54%) WSDL
3 3 (3.66%) CGI
3 3 (3.66%) Web Services
4 2 (2.44%) CSS
4 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.44%) HTML
4 2 (2.44%) HTML5
4 2 (2.44%) J2EE
4 2 (2.44%) JMS
4 2 (2.44%) jQuery
4 2 (2.44%) JSP
4 2 (2.44%) Spring
4 2 (2.44%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.44%) XML
4 2 (2.44%) XSD
5 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Replication
2 5 (6.10%) iPad
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) IVR
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Android
2 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.22%) Debian
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.22%) SUSE
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.46%) Test Scripting
3 26 (31.71%) Automation Testing
4 18 (21.95%) E-Commerce
4 18 (21.95%) Issue Tracking
4 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
5 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing
6 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (14.63%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (14.63%) Test Strategy
7 11 (13.41%) Project Management
7 11 (13.41%) Regression Testing
8 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.98%) Functional Testing
9 9 (10.98%) Integration Testing
9 9 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (9.76%) CRM
10 8 (9.76%) Performance Testing
11 7 (8.54%) BDD
11 7 (8.54%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.71%) Java
1 26 (31.71%) SQL
2 20 (24.39%) C#
3 5 (6.10%) C++
4 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (34.15%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) ISEB
3 8 (9.76%) ISTQB
4 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) QA
2 6 (7.32%) PMO
3 1 (1.22%) SDET
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) SAP
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) Infor
4 2 (2.44%) Sage
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £55 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Tadley, Hampshire
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Farnborough, Hampshire
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Eastleigh, Hampshire
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Winchester, Hampshire
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Fareham, Hampshire
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Andover, Hampshire
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