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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 172 167 179
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 18 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.47% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.62% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 8
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £45,000 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Test Strategy
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3033 2900 3187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.63% 80.73% 76.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2597 2381 2580
Average salary £42,500 £41,725 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +4.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Hampshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -10 5 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Basingstoke -8 3 £45,000 - 1
Fareham - 2 - -
Andover - 1 £35,250 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 18 (45.00%) QA
1 18 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Selenium
3 14 (35.00%) Scrum
4 12 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
6 10 (25.00%) ISEB
6 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (22.50%) LoadUI
8 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Android
9 7 (17.50%) C#
9 7 (17.50%) Java
9 7 (17.50%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (17.50%) User Stories
9 7 (17.50%) Test Planning
9 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
9 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Degree
10 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (15.00%) .NET
10 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (15.00%) Python
10 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Finance
11 5 (12.50%) JMeter
11 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner
11 5 (12.50%) C
11 5 (12.50%) C++

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) MGCP
1 1 (2.50%) RTP
1 1 (2.50%) SS7
1 1 (2.50%) Megaco
1 1 (2.50%) ISUP
1 1 (2.50%) H.323
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Selenium
2 9 (22.50%) LoadUI
3 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 5 (12.50%) JMeter
4 4 (10.00%) NUnit
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) PyUnit
5 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (7.50%) Maven
5 3 (7.50%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Test Manager
2 12 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Tester
4 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Test Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Mobile Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Quality Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Programme Test Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) XSL
2 3 (7.50%) J2ME
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) iPad
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Android
2 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Scrum
4 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.50%) User Stories
6 7 (17.50%) Test Planning
7 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.50%) Test Management
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.50%) Migration
10 3 (7.50%) Wealth Management
11 2 (5.00%) Kanban
11 2 (5.00%) QMS
11 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) C#
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) C
4 5 (12.50%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (25.00%) ISEB
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) IBM
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.00%) HP
1 4 (10.00%) Capita
2 1 (2.50%) Huawei
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco
2 1 (2.50%) Nortel
2 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Barclaycard
Posted: 4 days ago