The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Winchester 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Hampshire / Winchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 33 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 5.30% 3.68% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 4.43% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 14
Median salary £30,500 £45,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.22% +95.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £38,500 £21,075
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £53,500 £50,875
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - -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 Winchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Winchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 145 158 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 96.03% 83.16% 86.58%
Number of salaries quoted 547 841 949
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £26,238
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Winchester

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Winchester

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Winchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Winchester over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Winchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 13 (92.86%) QA
1 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
5 7 (50.00%) Time Management
5 7 (50.00%) V-Model
5 7 (50.00%) Release Management
5 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (50.00%) PMO
5 7 (50.00%) IT Strategy
5 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (50.00%) Document Management
5 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Replication
5 7 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (42.86%) Project Management
6 6 (42.86%) SDLC
7 5 (35.71%) C#
7 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
7 5 (35.71%) Selenium
7 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing

Software Testing
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
2 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 4 (28.57%) JMeter
2 4 (28.57%) JUnit
2 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 4 (28.57%) TestNG
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) QA Tester
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Testing Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
5 1 (7.14%) QA Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
4 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (50.00%) Document Management
4 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (50.00%) IT Strategy
4 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Release Management
4 7 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (50.00%) Time Management
4 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) V-Model
4 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (42.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (92.86%) QA
2 7 (50.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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