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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 155 160 166
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 34 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.00% 0.78% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.89% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 10
Median salary £75,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
2878 3160 3390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.70% 88.10% 84.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2545 2583 2700
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +9 12 £80,000 +88.23%
Fareham +2 10 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Southampton -2 4 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Winchester +6 2 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Basingstoke -16 1 £33,000 -5.71%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 54 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.97%) Test Automation
3 39 (56.52%) C#
4 38 (55.07%) Selenium
5 34 (49.28%) ISTQB
6 30 (43.48%) Java
6 30 (43.48%) SDLC
7 29 (42.03%) HP UFT
7 29 (42.03%) HP Quality Center
7 29 (42.03%) Test Planning
8 28 (40.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 28 (40.58%) Ranorex
8 28 (40.58%) Waterfall
8 28 (40.58%) Defect Management
9 27 (39.13%) Testopia
9 27 (39.13%) V-Model
9 27 (39.13%) Risk Analysis
9 27 (39.13%) RUP
9 27 (39.13%) Bugzilla
10 26 (37.68%) QA
11 13 (18.84%) Agile Testing
11 13 (18.84%) People Management
12 10 (14.49%) Coaching
12 10 (14.49%) WebDriver
13 7 (10.14%) Performance Testing
13 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
13 7 (10.14%) TDD
14 6 (8.70%) JMeter
14 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
14 6 (8.70%) Finance

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 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Big Data
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (55.07%) Selenium
2 29 (42.03%) HP UFT
3 28 (40.58%) Ranorex
4 27 (39.13%) Bugzilla
4 27 (39.13%) Testopia
5 10 (14.49%) WebDriver
6 6 (8.70%) JMeter
7 4 (5.80%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.35%) NUnit
9 2 (2.90%) NSubstitute
9 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.45%) MSTest
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
1 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Test Manager
2 21 (30.43%) Head of Testing
3 16 (23.19%) Test Leader
4 13 (18.84%) QA Manager
4 13 (18.84%) QA Test Manager
5 9 (13.04%) Automation Test Lead
6 8 (11.59%) Software QA Manager
7 7 (10.14%) Agile Test Manager
8 5 (7.25%) Automation Team Leader
8 5 (7.25%) Software Manager
8 5 (7.25%) Software Test Manager
8 5 (7.25%) Team Leader
8 5 (7.25%) Test Team Leader
9 4 (5.80%) Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Developer in Test
9 4 (5.80%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Head of Test
10 3 (4.35%) IT Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) EDI
2 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.45%) iSeries
2 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.97%) Test Automation
3 30 (43.48%) SDLC
4 29 (42.03%) Test Planning
5 28 (40.58%) Defect Management
5 28 (40.58%) Waterfall
6 27 (39.13%) Risk Analysis
6 27 (39.13%) RUP
6 27 (39.13%) V-Model
7 13 (18.84%) Agile Testing
7 13 (18.84%) People Management
8 10 (14.49%) Coaching
9 7 (10.14%) Performance Testing
9 7 (10.14%) TDD
9 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Security Testing
10 6 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) C#
2 30 (43.48%) Java
3 4 (5.80%) C
4 2 (2.90%) SQL
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (49.28%) ISTQB
2 28 (40.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (8.70%) ISEB
4 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (42.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) SAP
2 2 (2.90%) Capita
2 2 (2.90%) HP
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.45%) VMware
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