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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 153 147 175
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 32 45 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.98% 1.25% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.47% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 17
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,908
% change year-on-year
- +0.20%
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
2758 3066 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.29% 84.88% 83.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 2500 2838
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -4 5 £55,000 +46.66%
Aldershot - 5 £77,500 -
Winchester +16 3 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Fareham -21 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Southampton -1 2 £57,500 +43.75%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (62.26%) Selenium
3 30 (56.60%) Test Automation
4 27 (50.94%) C#
5 23 (43.40%) ISTQB
6 20 (37.74%) SDLC
7 18 (33.96%) QA
7 18 (33.96%) Test Planning
8 17 (32.08%) Defect Management
8 17 (32.08%) Waterfall
8 17 (32.08%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (30.19%) V-Model
9 16 (30.19%) Risk Analysis
9 16 (30.19%) Testopia
9 16 (30.19%) Ranorex
9 16 (30.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 16 (30.19%) Bugzilla
9 16 (30.19%) HP UFT
9 16 (30.19%) Java
9 16 (30.19%) RUP
10 14 (26.42%) TDD
11 13 (24.53%) Manual Testing
12 12 (22.64%) Automated Testing
13 11 (20.75%) WebDriver
13 11 (20.75%) Coaching
14 8 (15.09%) Performance Testing
14 8 (15.09%) Security Testing
15 7 (13.21%) BDD
15 7 (13.21%) Automation Testing
15 7 (13.21%) ISEB

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (62.26%) Selenium
2 16 (30.19%) Bugzilla
2 16 (30.19%) HP UFT
2 16 (30.19%) Ranorex
2 16 (30.19%) Testopia
3 11 (20.75%) WebDriver
4 7 (13.21%) JMeter
5 6 (11.32%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.32%) FitNesse
5 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.77%) NUnit
7 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.89%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
1 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
2 3 (5.66%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Test Leader
2 20 (37.74%) Test Manager
3 16 (30.19%) Automation Test Lead
4 11 (20.75%) Test Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Automation Team Leader
5 6 (11.32%) Team Leader
5 6 (11.32%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Test Team Leader
6 5 (9.43%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Developer in Test
7 4 (7.55%) Head of Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.66%) QA Leader
8 3 (5.66%) QA Test Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Test Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) EDI
2 2 (3.77%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (56.60%) Test Automation
3 20 (37.74%) SDLC
4 18 (33.96%) Test Planning
5 17 (32.08%) Defect Management
5 17 (32.08%) Waterfall
6 16 (30.19%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (30.19%) RUP
6 16 (30.19%) V-Model
7 14 (26.42%) TDD
8 13 (24.53%) Manual Testing
9 12 (22.64%) Automated Testing
10 11 (20.75%) Coaching
11 8 (15.09%) Performance Testing
11 8 (15.09%) Security Testing
12 7 (13.21%) Automation Testing
12 7 (13.21%) BDD
12 7 (13.21%) ITIL
12 7 (13.21%) Project Management
12 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) C#
2 16 (30.19%) Java
3 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.32%) Python
3 6 (11.32%) Ruby
4 4 (7.55%) C
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) ISTQB
2 16 (30.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (13.21%) ISEB
4 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) SAP
2 1 (1.89%) Capita
2 1 (1.89%) HP
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