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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 67 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.67% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £43,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
458 419 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 76.97% 78.32% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 363 281 534
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Android
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) XSL
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) J2ME
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (42.86%) Electronics
4 3 (42.86%) NUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) NUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
1 3 (42.86%) PyUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) XSL
2 3 (42.86%) J2ME
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
1 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle