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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Hampshire / Winchester
Rank 24 38 45
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 6.38% 2.40% 5.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 2.88% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 12
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 85 139 193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 90.43% 83.23% 83.91%
Number of salaries quoted 72 126 185
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Automated Testing
2 16 (72.73%) SDLC
3 15 (68.18%) Mentoring
4 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
5 12 (54.55%) Windows
5 12 (54.55%) Project Management
6 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
6 10 (45.45%) JIRA
6 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
6 10 (45.45%) Confluence
6 10 (45.45%) MS Project
6 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 10 (45.45%) TDD
6 10 (45.45%) BDD
6 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (40.91%) Coaching
7 9 (40.91%) Remedy
7 9 (40.91%) Degree
8 8 (36.36%) Selenium
8 8 (36.36%) Test Management
9 7 (31.82%) ITIL
9 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Change Control
10 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
10 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (27.27%) PMO

Software Testing
Top Related 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 10 (45.45%) Confluence
1 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (45.45%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JIRA
2 8 (36.36%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Test Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Development Manager
2 6 (27.27%) IT Development Manager
2 6 (27.27%) IT Manager
2 6 (27.27%) QA Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Tester
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Automated Testing
2 16 (72.73%) SDLC
3 15 (68.18%) Mentoring
4 12 (54.55%) Project Management
5 10 (45.45%) BDD
5 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
5 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
6 9 (40.91%) Coaching
7 8 (36.36%) Test Management
8 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL
9 6 (27.27%) Change Control
9 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
9 6 (27.27%) Document Management
9 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
9 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
1 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (40.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) PMO
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Remedy