The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 157 146 162
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 34 40 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.85% 1.02% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.32% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 17
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £28,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3074 3019 3056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.22% 76.68% 77.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2457 2560 2608
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
South East

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Portsmouth - 18 - -
Southampton +6 11 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Basingstoke -13 1 £33,000 -24.57%
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 30 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (60.42%) QA
3 28 (58.33%) TDD
3 28 (58.33%) .NET
3 28 (58.33%) BDD
4 25 (52.08%) Gherkin
4 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (52.08%) Selenium
5 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 24 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 23 (47.92%) Scrum
6 23 (47.92%) JIRA
7 22 (45.83%) IIS
7 22 (45.83%) Cucumber
8 21 (43.75%) NUnit
8 21 (43.75%) Git (software)
9 20 (41.67%) WebDriver
9 20 (41.67%) .NET Framework
9 20 (41.67%) HTML
9 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
10 19 (39.58%) C#
10 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
10 19 (39.58%) MVC
10 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 18 (37.50%) Dapper ORM
11 18 (37.50%) NCrunch
11 18 (37.50%) StructureMap
11 18 (37.50%) Relational Database
11 18 (37.50%) RedPrairie
11 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (45.83%) IIS
2 18 (37.50%) Confluence
3 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 18 (37.50%) RavenDB
2 18 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (52.08%) Selenium
2 23 (47.92%) JIRA
3 22 (45.83%) Cucumber
4 21 (43.75%) NUnit
4 21 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 20 (41.67%) WebDriver
6 18 (37.50%) NCrunch
6 18 (37.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 18 (37.50%) Moq
6 18 (37.50%) ReSharper
6 18 (37.50%) TeamCity
6 18 (37.50%) WATIR
7 7 (14.58%) Maven
8 5 (10.42%) Ant
8 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
8 5 (10.42%) Behat
9 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
11 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (27.08%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) QA Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Test Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) .NET
2 25 (52.08%) Gherkin
3 20 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 20 (41.67%) HTML
4 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
4 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 18 (37.50%) Dapper ORM
5 18 (37.50%) StructureMap
5 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 18 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
5 18 (37.50%) CSS
5 18 (37.50%) MSMQ
5 18 (37.50%) NHibernate
5 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (37.50%) Spring.NET
5 18 (37.50%) jQuery
6 8 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (6.25%) Middleware
7 3 (6.25%) XML
7 3 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Open Source
2 12 (25.00%) Blog
3 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (58.33%) TDD
2 28 (58.33%) BDD
3 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 23 (47.92%) Scrum
6 19 (39.58%) MVC
7 18 (37.50%) ERP
7 18 (37.50%) E-Commerce
7 18 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (37.50%) Refactoring
7 18 (37.50%) Pair Programming
8 12 (25.00%) Benchmarking
9 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
10 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (18.75%) User Stories
11 8 (16.67%) System Testing
11 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
13 5 (10.42%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 19 (39.58%) C#
3 18 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 18 (37.50%) Ruby
4 5 (10.42%) Java
5 4 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) ISEB
1 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (60.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) RedPrairie
1 18 (37.50%) Endeca
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) ESRI
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Capita
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago