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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 141 176 151
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -25
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 40 22 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.26% 0.59% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.68% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 16
Median salary £65,000 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £48,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.72%
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
2680 3220 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.38% 86.79% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2357 2720 2810
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,323
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Aldershot +12 13 £80,000 +88.23%
Fareham +12 12 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Winchester +11 5 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Southampton +7 4 £44,250 -1.11%
Basingstoke -13 1 £33,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 58 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (56.76%) C#
2 42 (56.76%) Selenium
2 42 (56.76%) Test Automation
3 40 (54.05%) ISTQB
4 36 (48.65%) Java
5 35 (47.30%) SDLC
6 34 (45.95%) Test Planning
6 34 (45.95%) HP UFT
7 33 (44.59%) HP Quality Center
7 33 (44.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 32 (43.24%) Ranorex
8 32 (43.24%) Defect Management
8 32 (43.24%) Waterfall
9 31 (41.89%) V-Model
9 31 (41.89%) Risk Analysis
9 31 (41.89%) RUP
9 31 (41.89%) Bugzilla
9 31 (41.89%) Testopia
10 27 (36.49%) QA
11 15 (20.27%) Agile Testing
12 13 (17.57%) People Management
13 9 (12.16%) ISEB
13 9 (12.16%) WebDriver
14 8 (10.81%) Functional Testing
14 8 (10.81%) Test Scripting
15 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (9.46%) Manual Testing
15 7 (9.46%) Non-Functional Testing
16 6 (8.11%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (56.76%) Selenium
2 34 (45.95%) HP UFT
3 32 (43.24%) Ranorex
4 31 (41.89%) Bugzilla
4 31 (41.89%) Testopia
5 9 (12.16%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.41%) JMeter
6 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.05%) NUnit
8 2 (2.70%) NSubstitute
8 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.35%) JUnit
9 1 (1.35%) MSTest
9 1 (1.35%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.35%) WATIR
General
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Test Manager
2 23 (31.08%) Head of Testing
3 14 (18.92%) Test Leader
4 13 (17.57%) QA Manager
4 13 (17.57%) QA Test Manager
5 8 (10.81%) Software QA Manager
6 7 (9.46%) Agile Test Manager
6 7 (9.46%) Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Automation Test Lead
7 6 (8.11%) Lead Test Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Software Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Software Test Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Manager
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Test Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Automation Team Leader
9 3 (4.05%) Head of Test
9 3 (4.05%) QA Leader
9 3 (4.05%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) EDI
2 2 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.35%) iSeries
2 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (56.76%) Test Automation
3 35 (47.30%) SDLC
4 34 (45.95%) Test Planning
5 32 (43.24%) Defect Management
5 32 (43.24%) Waterfall
6 31 (41.89%) Risk Analysis
6 31 (41.89%) RUP
6 31 (41.89%) V-Model
7 15 (20.27%) Agile Testing
8 13 (17.57%) People Management
9 8 (10.81%) Functional Testing
9 8 (10.81%) Test Scripting
10 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.46%) Manual Testing
10 7 (9.46%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (6.76%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.76%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.76%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (6.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (56.76%) C#
2 36 (48.65%) Java
3 5 (6.76%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) Perl
4 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (54.05%) ISTQB
2 33 (44.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 9 (12.16%) ISEB
4 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (44.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.41%) HP
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (2.70%) Capita
2 2 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Telerik
3 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.35%) VMware
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago