Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Hampshire > Winchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 5.56% 7.92% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 8.45% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 15
Winchester median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £42,200 £51,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -6.67%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Winchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Winchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 186 284 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 93.94% 93.73% 87.77%
Number of salaries quoted 178 258 259
Winchester median annual salary £35,000 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% -8.82% +7.59%
10th Percentile £21,925 £26,175 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £62,000 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Winchester

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) QA
4 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Ruby
5 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
5 5 (45.45%) Python
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) HTML
9 1 (9.09%) Finance
9 1 (9.09%) CMS
9 1 (9.09%) Internet
9 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
9 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
9 1 (9.09%) ISEB
9 1 (9.09%) JIRA
9 1 (9.09%) Content Management
9 1 (9.09%) Test Management
9 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
3 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Software Tester
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Software QA Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripter
4 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center