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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 42 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.44% 2.82% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 3.20% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 10
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -17.77%  
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 311 219 254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 89.37% 88.31% 86.10%
Number of salaries quoted 285 203 217
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Portsmouth

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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (92.31%) Java
3 11 (84.62%) Manual Testing
4 10 (76.92%) Kanban
4 10 (76.92%) Performance Testing
4 10 (76.92%) Selenium
4 10 (76.92%) WebDriver
4 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
4 10 (76.92%) Web Services
5 9 (69.23%) JMeter
5 9 (69.23%) C
5 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
5 9 (69.23%) JMS
5 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
5 9 (69.23%) IntelliJ
5 9 (69.23%) HP
5 9 (69.23%) HP UFT
5 9 (69.23%) LoadRunner
5 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
5 9 (69.23%) Degree
5 9 (69.23%) JIRA
5 9 (69.23%) JIRA Agile
5 9 (69.23%) Matrix Organization
5 9 (69.23%) Unit Testing
5 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
5 9 (69.23%) Zephyr
5 9 (69.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
6 6 (46.15%) Logistics

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 10 (76.92%) Selenium
1 10 (76.92%) WebDriver
2 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
2 9 (69.23%) HP UFT
2 9 (69.23%) IntelliJ
2 9 (69.23%) JIRA
2 9 (69.23%) JIRA Agile
2 9 (69.23%) JMeter
2 9 (69.23%) LoadRunner
2 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
2 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio
2 9 (69.23%) Zephyr
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) JBehave
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Test Lead
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Web Services
2 9 (69.23%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) Java EE
3 1 (7.69%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) Manual Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Kanban
3 10 (76.92%) Performance Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
4 9 (69.23%) Matrix Organization
4 9 (69.23%) Unit Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Logistics
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
7 1 (7.69%) SysML
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) C
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) HP
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago