The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - - 53
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Test Strategy
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 235 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 88.02% 73.67% 70.98%
Number of salaries quoted 322 217 227
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Portsmouth region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 26 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 26 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 26 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 26 (100.00%) ERP
1 26 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) Scrum
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 26 (100.00%) Ruby
1 26 (100.00%) QA
1 26 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 26 (100.00%) WATIR
1 26 (100.00%) Selenium
1 26 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 26 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 26 (100.00%) Open Source
2 21 (80.77%) NCrunch
2 21 (80.77%) Rhino Mocks
2 21 (80.77%) Moq
2 21 (80.77%) TeamCity
2 21 (80.77%) Git (software)
2 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 21 (80.77%) Dapper ORM
2 21 (80.77%) IIS
2 21 (80.77%) Confluence
2 21 (80.77%) NUnit
2 21 (80.77%) JIRA
2 21 (80.77%) ReSharper
2 21 (80.77%) HTML
2 21 (80.77%) .NET

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (80.77%) IIS
1 21 (80.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 26 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) WATIR
1 26 (100.00%) Selenium
1 26 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 26 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 21 (80.77%) NCrunch
2 21 (80.77%) Rhino Mocks
2 21 (80.77%) Moq
2 21 (80.77%) NUnit
2 21 (80.77%) JIRA
2 21 (80.77%) ReSharper
2 21 (80.77%) TeamCity
2 21 (80.77%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (42.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 15 (57.69%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 21 (80.77%) Dapper ORM
2 21 (80.77%) HTML
2 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET
2 21 (80.77%) CSS
2 21 (80.77%) MSMQ
2 21 (80.77%) NHibernate
2 21 (80.77%) .NET Framework
2 21 (80.77%) jQuery
2 21 (80.77%) Spring.NET
2 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET MVC
2 21 (80.77%) StructureMap
2 21 (80.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 21 (80.77%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) Open Source
2 16 (61.54%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 26 (100.00%) ERP
1 26 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) Scrum
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 21 (80.77%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (80.77%) BDD
2 21 (80.77%) MVC
2 21 (80.77%) Refactoring
2 21 (80.77%) TDD
2 21 (80.77%) Pair Programming
3 20 (76.92%) Mentoring
4 16 (61.54%) Benchmarking
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Ruby
2 21 (80.77%) C#
2 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 21 (80.77%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Endeca
1 21 (80.77%) RedPrairie