Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Winchester during the 6 months to 20 November 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 > Winchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 48 60
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 0.57% 2.70% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 2.76% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Winchester median annual salary £24,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £21,550 £19,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £26,450 £32,500 £44,250
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +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 342 290 364
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.16% 97.97% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 315 261 332
Winchester median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,500 £25,794
90th Percentile £61,700 £53,750 £54,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

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 Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Winchester region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA