The median annual salary for a Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Tester
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 46 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.27% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.41% -  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

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 355 238 295
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.53% 96.36% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 321 220 273
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Portsmouth

Tester
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Tester in Portsmouth

Tester Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Portsmouth region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Infor
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Sage
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Infor
1 2 (66.67%) Sage
1 2 (66.67%) SAP