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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 149 172 171
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 38 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.03% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.47% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -49.70%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
3023 3202 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.72% 79.59% 79.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2460 2720 2349
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Fareham - 17 £52,500 -
Basingstoke +20 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Southampton -12 2 - - 1
Andover - 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 - - 2
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) Automated Testing
3 17 (31.48%) Test Automation
4 16 (29.63%) Selenium
4 16 (29.63%) Scrum
5 15 (27.78%) Statistics
6 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (24.07%) QA
8 12 (22.22%) Manual Testing
8 12 (22.22%) LoadUI
9 11 (20.37%) Test Planning
9 11 (20.37%) SoapUI
9 11 (20.37%) ISTQB
10 10 (18.52%) ISEB
11 9 (16.67%) Java
11 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.67%) C#
11 9 (16.67%) .NET
12 8 (14.81%) C++
12 8 (14.81%) Python
12 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
12 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
12 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (12.96%) Android
13 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
13 7 (12.96%) User Stories
13 7 (12.96%) Retail
13 7 (12.96%) Degree
13 7 (12.96%) LoadRunner

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) MGCP
1 1 (1.85%) RTP
1 1 (1.85%) SS7
1 1 (1.85%) Megaco
1 1 (1.85%) ISUP
1 1 (1.85%) H.323
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Selenium
2 12 (22.22%) LoadUI
3 11 (20.37%) SoapUI
4 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
5 7 (12.96%) LoadRunner
6 5 (9.26%) JMeter
7 4 (7.41%) NUnit
7 4 (7.41%) PyUnit
8 3 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.85%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (12.96%) Retail
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Test Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Test Manager
3 10 (18.52%) Coordinator
3 10 (18.52%) Test Coordinator
4 9 (16.67%) Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Quality Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Systems Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Test Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Statistics
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Android
1 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) Automated Testing
3 17 (31.48%) Test Automation
4 16 (29.63%) Scrum
5 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 11 (20.37%) Test Planning
8 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
9 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.96%) User Stories
10 5 (9.26%) Critical Success Factor
10 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.41%) Quality Management
11 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 2 (3.70%) QMS
13 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (3.70%) Regression Testing
13 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) Java
1 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 9 (16.67%) C#
2 8 (14.81%) C++
2 8 (14.81%) Python
3 6 (11.11%) C
4 5 (9.26%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) VBScript
5 1 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) VBA
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) ISTQB
2 10 (18.52%) ISEB
3 7 (12.96%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) HP
2 5 (9.26%) Capita
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) Huawei
6 1 (1.85%) Nortel
6 1 (1.85%) Ericsson
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 3 hours ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 4 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago