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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 179 157 179
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.34% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.62% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 14
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +36.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £49,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
3065 2598 3305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.98% 79.35% 76.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2647 2124 2750
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Southampton +2 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Basingstoke -9 3 £45,000 -
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 £22,500 -
Andover - 1 £35,250 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) QA
3 22 (48.89%) Selenium
3 22 (48.89%) Scrum
4 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
5 15 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 15 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 13 (28.89%) Gherkin
7 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 12 (26.67%) Ruby
7 12 (26.67%) C#
8 11 (24.44%) Regression Testing
8 11 (24.44%) ISEB
8 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
8 11 (24.44%) ERP
8 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
8 11 (24.44%) WATIR
8 11 (24.44%) Open Source
8 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
8 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
8 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
9 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
9 10 (22.22%) JIRA
9 10 (22.22%) .NET
10 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.00%) Test Management
11 8 (17.78%) BDD
11 8 (17.78%) User Stories
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) IIS
1 4 (8.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) MGCP
1 1 (2.22%) RTP
1 1 (2.22%) SS7
1 1 (2.22%) Megaco
1 1 (2.22%) ISUP
1 1 (2.22%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
1 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Selenium
2 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
3 15 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
4 11 (24.44%) WATIR
5 10 (22.22%) JIRA
6 7 (15.56%) NUnit
7 5 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (11.11%) TeamCity
8 4 (8.89%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (8.89%) Moq
8 4 (8.89%) ReSharper
8 4 (8.89%) NCrunch
9 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
9 3 (6.67%) Maven
9 3 (6.67%) PyUnit
10 2 (4.44%) LoadUI
10 2 (4.44%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
11 1 (2.22%) Hudson
General
1 3 (6.67%) Electronics
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Billing
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Test Manager
1 12 (26.67%) QA Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Quality Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Test Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Tester
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Test Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Gherkin
2 10 (22.22%) .NET
3 7 (15.56%) HTML
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (11.11%) CSS
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.89%) MSMQ
6 4 (8.89%) jQuery
6 4 (8.89%) Spring.NET
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.89%) StructureMap
6 4 (8.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (8.89%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (8.89%) Dapper ORM
6 4 (8.89%) NHibernate
7 3 (6.67%) J2ME
7 3 (6.67%) XSL
8 2 (4.44%) REST
9 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Open Source
2 7 (15.56%) Blog
3 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) iPad
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Android
2 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (4.44%) Linux
6 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Scrum
3 15 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
5 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
5 11 (24.44%) ERP
5 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (24.44%) Regression Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Test Management
7 8 (17.78%) BDD
7 8 (17.78%) User Stories
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Benchmarking
8 7 (15.56%) TDD
9 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Test Planning
10 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) C#
1 12 (26.67%) Ruby
2 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.89%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) Java
5 4 (8.89%) C
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) ISEB
2 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
5 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (55.56%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.89%) Endeca
1 4 (8.89%) RedPrairie
2 1 (2.22%) Huawei
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco
2 1 (2.22%) IBM
2 1 (2.22%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) Nortel
2 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
2 1 (2.22%) Capita
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Posted: 12 days ago