Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Winchester during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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

Software Tester
Hampshire > Winchester
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 60 46
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 7 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 3.13% 0.78% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 0.81% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
Winchester median annual salary £24,000 £22,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £20,300 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £38,750 £26,150 £32,500
Hampshire median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -9.33% +25.00% -7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Winchester
Permanent vacancies in Winchester with a recognized job title 217 371 257
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.87% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 193 342 229
Winchester median annual salary £35,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £27,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £50,800 £55,000 £54,200
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -5.88%

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Winchester

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Winchester

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Winchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Tester in Winchester over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Tester in Winchester

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Winchester region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Content Management
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
4 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
4 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 3 (42.86%) CMS
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 2 (28.57%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) ISEB
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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 3 (42.86%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center