The median annual salary for a Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 151 160
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 33 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.13% 1.09% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.12% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 25
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,925 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £59,450 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% +2.94%  

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 2825 3402 3593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.88% 97.65% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10061 13620 13331
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,750 £23,125
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 28 June 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 28 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 +11 16 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Southampton +12 10 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Portsmouth - 5 £30,000 -
Farnborough -1 3 £60,000 +64.38%
Tester
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 60 (69.77%) Test Automation
2 50 (58.14%) Selenium
3 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (44.19%) Degree
5 34 (39.53%) Test Scripting
6 28 (32.56%) Java
6 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
7 25 (29.07%) MySQL
8 24 (27.91%) C#
8 24 (27.91%) JIRA
9 22 (25.58%) Software Testing
10 21 (24.42%) SQL
10 21 (24.42%) E-Commerce
10 21 (24.42%) Bugzilla
10 21 (24.42%) Trac
10 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
10 21 (24.42%) Issue Tracking
11 16 (18.60%) Regression Testing
11 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
12 15 (17.44%) Windows
13 13 (15.12%) QA
14 12 (13.95%) Non-Functional Testing
15 11 (12.79%) Test Strategy
15 11 (12.79%) ISTQB
15 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (12.79%) Manual Testing
15 11 (12.79%) Project Management
16 10 (11.63%) BDD
17 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (10.47%) Replication

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 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.33%) JBoss
1 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Firewall
1 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 25 (29.07%) MySQL
3 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (5.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (5.81%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (58.14%) Selenium
2 24 (27.91%) JIRA
3 21 (24.42%) Bugzilla
3 21 (24.42%) Trac
4 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.65%) Appium
5 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.65%) TestNG
6 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.33%) Maven
7 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.16%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.16%) JMeter
8 1 (1.16%) SilkTest
8 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Automotive
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Web Services
2 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 4 (4.65%) HTML
2 4 (4.65%) REST
3 2 (2.33%) CSS
3 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.33%) HTML5
3 2 (2.33%) J2EE
3 2 (2.33%) JMS
3 2 (2.33%) jQuery
3 2 (2.33%) JSP
3 2 (2.33%) SOAP
3 2 (2.33%) Spring
3 2 (2.33%) Spring MVC
3 2 (2.33%) WSDL
3 2 (2.33%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) XSD
4 1 (1.16%) Middleware
4 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Replication
2 8 (9.30%) iPad
3 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (69.77%) Test Automation
2 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (39.53%) Test Scripting
4 22 (25.58%) Software Testing
5 21 (24.42%) E-Commerce
5 21 (24.42%) Issue Tracking
6 16 (18.60%) Regression Testing
7 12 (13.95%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (12.79%) Manual Testing
8 11 (12.79%) Project Management
8 11 (12.79%) Test Strategy
8 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (11.63%) BDD
10 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (10.47%) Performance Testing
11 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (9.30%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (9.30%) Functional Testing
11 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) Java
2 24 (27.91%) C#
3 21 (24.42%) SQL
4 8 (9.30%) C++
5 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.65%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (44.19%) Degree
2 11 (12.79%) ISTQB
3 8 (9.30%) ISEB
4 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.16%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) QA
2 6 (6.98%) PMO
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) SAP
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle
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