The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 53 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.46% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -22.35%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,150 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+10.74% +5.00%
Test Strategy
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
365 570 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 84.69% 77.34% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 269 408 376
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Basingstoke region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Test Strategy
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) BDD

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix