The median annual salary for a Software Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth 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.

Software Tester
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 50 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth - 0.37% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £24,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 327 257 303
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.32% 95.90% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 285 240 281
Median salary £42,500 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.28% -1.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Portsmouth

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Portsmouth

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Software 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 Portsmouth region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) SAP