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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 161 145 182
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +37
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 33 38 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.84% 0.96% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.26% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 15
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 £35,000 £28,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3066 3025 3086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.64% 76.60% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2448 2563 2638
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 £67,000
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 30 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 30 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 - - 1
Southampton +6 10 £42,500 -22.72%
Basingstoke -7 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 30 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%) QA
1 30 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (60.42%) TDD
2 29 (60.42%) BDD
3 27 (56.25%) .NET
4 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (54.17%) Selenium
4 26 (54.17%) Gherkin
5 24 (50.00%) JIRA
6 23 (47.92%) Test Scripting
6 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
6 23 (47.92%) Scrum
6 23 (47.92%) Cucumber
7 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
8 21 (43.75%) NUnit
8 21 (43.75%) IIS
9 20 (41.67%) HTML
9 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
9 20 (41.67%) .NET Framework
9 20 (41.67%) WebDriver
10 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 19 (39.58%) C#
10 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
10 19 (39.58%) MVC
11 18 (37.50%) ERP
11 18 (37.50%) Internet
11 18 (37.50%) CSS
11 18 (37.50%) VB.NET
11 18 (37.50%) MSMQ
11 18 (37.50%) E-Commerce

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 21 (43.75%) IIS
2 18 (37.50%) Confluence
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.08%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 18 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 18 (37.50%) RavenDB
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (54.17%) Selenium
2 24 (50.00%) JIRA
3 23 (47.92%) Cucumber
4 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
5 21 (43.75%) NUnit
6 20 (41.67%) WebDriver
7 18 (37.50%) WATIR
7 18 (37.50%) TeamCity
7 18 (37.50%) ReSharper
7 18 (37.50%) NCrunch
7 18 (37.50%) Rhino Mocks
7 18 (37.50%) Moq
8 7 (14.58%) Maven
9 5 (10.42%) Behat
9 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
9 5 (10.42%) Ant
10 4 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
12 1 (2.08%) Calabash
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 9 (18.75%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
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%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 26 (54.17%) Gherkin
3 20 (41.67%) HTML
3 20 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
5 18 (37.50%) CSS
5 18 (37.50%) MSMQ
5 18 (37.50%) jQuery
5 18 (37.50%) Spring.NET
5 18 (37.50%) NHibernate
5 18 (37.50%) Dapper ORM
5 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (37.50%) StructureMap
5 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 18 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (14.58%) Web Services
7 2 (4.17%) SOAP
7 2 (4.17%) J2ME
7 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Open Source
2 12 (25.00%) Blog
3 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (60.42%) TDD
2 29 (60.42%) BDD
3 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (47.92%) Test Scripting
4 23 (47.92%) Scrum
5 19 (39.58%) MVC
6 18 (37.50%) ERP
6 18 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 18 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (37.50%) Pair Programming
6 18 (37.50%) Refactoring
7 12 (25.00%) Benchmarking
8 10 (20.83%) User Stories
8 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
9 9 (18.75%) System Testing
10 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
12 6 (12.50%) 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 3 (6.25%) Python
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 6 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (62.50%) 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%) Endeca
1 18 (37.50%) RedPrairie
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Capita
4 1 (2.08%) ESRI
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
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