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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 59 55 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.19% 0.87% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.03% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Test Strategy
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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
428 388 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 85.09% 83.98% 81.30%
Number of salaries quoted 347 315 463
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Test Strategy
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) TDD

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (33.33%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA