Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Hampshire > Winchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 45 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 +28
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 5.58% 5.48% 9.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 6.19% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 23
Winchester median annual salary £40,250 £30,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.97% -32.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,975 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £45,500 £47,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -23.53% +18.06%

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 194 323 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 90.23% 88.49% 82.48%
Number of salaries quoted 173 303 169
Winchester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,720 £24,900 £23,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,900
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Winchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) C#
5 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
5 7 (58.33%) Scrum
5 7 (58.33%) BDD
5 7 (58.33%) SpecFlow
6 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (50.00%) OOP
7 5 (41.67%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) Windows
8 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
8 4 (33.33%) Degree
9 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (25.00%) Test Management
9 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
9 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
9 3 (25.00%) CMS
9 3 (25.00%) Content Management
9 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
10 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
10 2 (16.67%) QA
11 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
11 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (8.33%) Appium
11 1 (8.33%) SDET

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 3 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) SpecFlow
3 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (8.33%) Appium
5 1 (8.33%) Calabash
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
5 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer in Test
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Tester
4 2 (16.67%) QA Manual Tester
4 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Manual Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Content Management
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (8.33%) SDET
8 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Xamarin