Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 66 72
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.88% 1.64% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.78% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 15
Portsmouth median annual salary £39,000 £32,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.93% -10.42% -20.00%
Hampshire median annual salary £32,750 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -7.75% -1.39% -4.64%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 614 619 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 88.73% 92.53% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 536 596 623
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +2.41%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Portsmouth

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Portsmouth

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Portsmouth

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

1 7 (53.85%) Perl
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Python
1 7 (53.85%) Open Source
1 7 (53.85%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 6 (46.15%) RHCSA
2 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) CentOS
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) RHCE
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 6 (46.15%) Security Management
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Derivative
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum

Software Testing
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) JBehave
2 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 2 (15.38%) Java EE
1 2 (15.38%) JPA
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) WinForms
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) CentOS
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Customer Requirements
1 7 (53.85%) Open Source
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Security Management
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (15.38%) Kanban
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) SysML
6 2 (15.38%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (7.69%) OOD
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Perl
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) RHCE
1 6 (46.15%) RHCSA
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Def Stans
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) EMC