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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 149 161 152
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 35 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.99% 0.86% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.08% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 21
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £63,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
3018 3145 3125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.47% 80.01% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2457 2527 2654
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,488
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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
Winchester - 4 £47,500 -
Basingstoke +23 2 £35,000 +6.06%
Southampton -3 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Petersfield - 2 - -
Portsmouth +9 1 £40,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £42,500 -
Fareham - 1 £53,500 - 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.59%) Automated Testing
3 30 (40.54%) Software Testing
3 30 (40.54%) Selenium
4 27 (36.49%) ISTQB
4 27 (36.49%) Manual Testing
5 26 (35.14%) Test Automation
6 24 (32.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (25.68%) C#
8 17 (22.97%) TDD
8 17 (22.97%) JMeter
8 17 (22.97%) Performance Testing
9 16 (21.62%) Security Testing
9 16 (21.62%) Unit Testing
9 16 (21.62%) WebDriver
9 16 (21.62%) SDLC
9 16 (21.62%) NUnit
10 15 (20.27%) Scrum
10 15 (20.27%) NSubstitute
10 15 (20.27%) Statistics
10 15 (20.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (17.57%) Coaching
13 11 (14.86%) Finance
13 11 (14.86%) Publishing
14 10 (13.51%) QA
14 10 (13.51%) Java
14 10 (13.51%) C
14 10 (13.51%) Test Planning
15 9 (12.16%) Test Scripting

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.35%) JBoss
1 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 30 (40.54%) Selenium
2 17 (22.97%) JMeter
3 16 (21.62%) NUnit
3 16 (21.62%) WebDriver
4 15 (20.27%) NSubstitute
5 9 (12.16%) SoapUI
6 8 (10.81%) LoadUI
7 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
7 6 (8.11%) HP UFT
8 5 (6.76%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.35%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.35%) JIRA
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.35%) WATIR
9 1 (1.35%) JUnit
9 1 (1.35%) QUnit
9 1 (1.35%) PyUnit
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
1 11 (14.86%) Publishing
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Test Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Team Leader
2 15 (20.27%) Automation Team Leader
2 15 (20.27%) Test Team Leader
3 10 (13.51%) Test Coordinator
3 10 (13.51%) Coordinator
3 10 (13.51%) Test Manager
4 9 (12.16%) Tester
5 8 (10.81%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Systems Test Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Test Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Statistics
2 6 (8.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Android
1 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.59%) Automated Testing
3 30 (40.54%) Software Testing
4 27 (36.49%) Manual Testing
5 26 (35.14%) Test Automation
6 17 (22.97%) Performance Testing
6 17 (22.97%) TDD
7 16 (21.62%) Security Testing
7 16 (21.62%) Unit Testing
7 16 (21.62%) SDLC
8 15 (20.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (20.27%) Scrum
9 14 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (17.57%) Coaching
11 10 (13.51%) Test Planning
12 9 (12.16%) Test Scripting
12 9 (12.16%) Validation
12 9 (12.16%) Regression Testing
13 7 (9.46%) Service Management
13 7 (9.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) C#
2 10 (13.51%) Java
2 10 (13.51%) C
3 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.46%) SQL
5 4 (5.41%) Python
5 4 (5.41%) C++
6 1 (1.35%) PHP
6 1 (1.35%) VBScript
6 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (36.49%) ISTQB
2 24 (32.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.81%) ISEB
5 7 (9.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (5.41%) Degree
7 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) HP
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Capita
4 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix
5 1 (1.35%) Telerik
5 1 (1.35%) T-Plan
Fareham, Hampshire
Zurich
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago