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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 158 166 183
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 43 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.07% 0.71% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.90% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 10
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £43,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,075 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -4.44%
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
3276 3127 3288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.33% 78.87% 78.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2618 2644 2808
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 - 27 - - 1
Southampton -3 8 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Andover - 2 £32,000 -
Basingstoke -10 1 £33,000 -22.35%
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (70.97%) QA
2 40 (64.52%) Selenium
3 38 (61.29%) Gherkin
4 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (58.06%) Scrum
6 35 (56.45%) TDD
6 35 (56.45%) Test Scripting
6 35 (56.45%) Cucumber
6 35 (56.45%) BDD
7 33 (53.23%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (51.61%) WebDriver
9 31 (50.00%) .NET
10 30 (48.39%) JIRA
10 30 (48.39%) Ruby
11 29 (46.77%) WATIR
11 29 (46.77%) E-Commerce
11 29 (46.77%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (46.77%) RDBMS
11 29 (46.77%) ERP
11 29 (46.77%) Open Source
11 29 (46.77%) Relational Database
12 28 (45.16%) Git (software)
13 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
14 25 (40.32%) C#
14 25 (40.32%) NUnit
15 24 (38.71%) .NET Framework
15 24 (38.71%) HTML
15 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
15 24 (38.71%) IIS
16 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (38.71%) IIS
2 22 (35.48%) Confluence
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) GitHub
2 3 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.77%) RDBMS
1 29 (46.77%) Relational Database
2 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
3 22 (35.48%) RavenDB
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (64.52%) Selenium
2 35 (56.45%) Cucumber
3 32 (51.61%) WebDriver
4 30 (48.39%) JIRA
5 29 (46.77%) WATIR
6 28 (45.16%) Git (software)
7 25 (40.32%) NUnit
8 23 (37.10%) TeamCity
9 22 (35.48%) Rhino Mocks
9 22 (35.48%) Moq
9 22 (35.48%) ReSharper
9 22 (35.48%) NCrunch
10 7 (11.29%) Maven
11 5 (8.06%) Ant
11 5 (8.06%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (8.06%) Behat
11 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
12 4 (6.45%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (6.45%) LoadRunner
13 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (20.97%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Military
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) QA Engineer
2 17 (27.42%) Quality Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Test Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Test Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Tester
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.23%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.61%) QA Leader
8 1 (1.61%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (61.29%) Gherkin
2 31 (50.00%) .NET
3 24 (38.71%) HTML
3 24 (38.71%) .NET Framework
4 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
5 22 (35.48%) CSS
5 22 (35.48%) Dapper ORM
5 22 (35.48%) MSMQ
5 22 (35.48%) jQuery
5 22 (35.48%) Spring.NET
5 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (35.48%) StructureMap
5 22 (35.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 22 (35.48%) Castle Windsor
5 22 (35.48%) NHibernate
6 6 (9.68%) Web Services
7 2 (3.23%) XSL
7 2 (3.23%) J2ME
8 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.77%) Open Source
2 19 (30.65%) Blog
3 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) iPad
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (58.06%) Scrum
3 35 (56.45%) TDD
3 35 (56.45%) Test Scripting
3 35 (56.45%) BDD
4 33 (53.23%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (46.77%) E-Commerce
5 29 (46.77%) ERP
5 29 (46.77%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (37.10%) MVC
6 23 (37.10%) Mentoring
7 22 (35.48%) Pair Programming
7 22 (35.48%) Refactoring
8 19 (30.65%) Benchmarking
9 16 (25.81%) Regression Testing
10 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (17.74%) User Stories
11 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
11 10 (16.13%) System Testing
11 10 (16.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Ruby
2 25 (40.32%) C#
3 24 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 23 (37.10%) VB.NET
5 6 (9.68%) Java
6 4 (6.45%) Python
6 4 (6.45%) PHP
6 4 (6.45%) SQL
7 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) ISEB
1 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (70.97%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Endeca
1 22 (35.48%) RedPrairie
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix
4 1 (1.61%) ESRI
4 1 (1.61%) Capita
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Depending upon experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £77000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 11 days ago