The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
England / South East
Rank 227 304 313
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 169 150 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 0.77% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.89% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 122 115 124
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
12472 16779 17674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.42% 86.50% 85.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10153 14240 14297
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 the South East

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in the South East

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in the South East

Test Strategy
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +86 53 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Hampshire +29 28 £43,750 -30.00% 5
Kent +1 23 £45,750 +11.58% 1
Surrey +31 22 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Buckinghamshire +21 11 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Oxfordshire +4 11 £36,000 -15.29% 1
East Sussex +12 10 £42,500 -13.06%
West Sussex +14 9 £45,000 - 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 160 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (34.28%) Test Scripting
3 108 (30.59%) ISTQB
4 99 (28.05%) Selenium
5 87 (24.65%) QA
6 86 (24.36%) Software Testing
6 86 (24.36%) HP
7 82 (23.23%) Test Automation
8 80 (22.66%) Finance
9 75 (21.25%) ISEB
9 75 (21.25%) SQL
9 75 (21.25%) Automated Testing
10 66 (18.70%) Mentoring
11 63 (17.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 63 (17.85%) Java
12 59 (16.71%) SDLC
13 58 (16.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 57 (16.15%) HP Quality Center
14 57 (16.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 57 (16.15%) Scrum
15 56 (15.86%) Test Management
16 50 (14.16%) Functional Testing
17 49 (13.88%) Automation Testing
17 49 (13.88%) SQL Server
17 49 (13.88%) Microsoft
18 48 (13.60%) HP UFT
18 48 (13.60%) System Testing
19 47 (13.31%) SAP
20 45 (12.75%) Degree
21 44 (12.46%) Regression Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (1.98%) IIS
2 4 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (0.85%) Apache
3 3 (0.85%) IBM Domino
3 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.57%) JBoss
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.13%) MS Project
3 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.13%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.13%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.57%) Primavera
4 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.13%) SaaS
3 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.28%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.27%) SMTP
1 8 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.42%) HTTP
2 5 (1.42%) Internet
3 3 (0.85%) 3G
3 3 (0.85%) 4G
3 3 (0.85%) IMAP
3 3 (0.85%) MPLS
3 3 (0.85%) MVNO
3 3 (0.85%) NAS
3 3 (0.85%) SAN
3 3 (0.85%) VoLTE
3 3 (0.85%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.85%) MySQL
5 2 (0.57%) DB2
5 2 (0.57%) InfluxDB
5 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Endeca
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 99 (28.05%) Selenium
2 58 (16.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (13.60%) HP UFT
4 39 (11.05%) JIRA
5 35 (9.92%) JMeter
6 29 (8.22%) WebDriver
7 28 (7.93%) LoadRunner
8 24 (6.80%) Cucumber
9 23 (6.52%) Jenkins
10 20 (5.67%) SoapUI
11 19 (5.38%) Git (software)
12 18 (5.10%) Visual Studio
13 12 (3.40%) Gatling
14 10 (2.83%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (2.27%) JUnit
15 8 (2.27%) MSTest
15 8 (2.27%) Rational Performance Tester
15 8 (2.27%) Selenium IDE
16 7 (1.98%) Eclipse
16 7 (1.98%) WebLOAD
General
1 80 (22.66%) Finance
2 16 (4.53%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.83%) Banking
3 10 (2.83%) Financial Institution
3 10 (2.83%) Legal
3 10 (2.83%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.55%) Marketing
5 8 (2.27%) Electronics
5 8 (2.27%) Retail
6 7 (1.98%) Automotive
7 6 (1.70%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (28.61%) Analyst
2 95 (26.91%) Test Analyst
3 77 (21.81%) Test Manager
4 52 (14.73%) Test Engineer
4 52 (14.73%) Test Leader
5 42 (11.90%) Tester
6 30 (8.50%) QA Engineer
7 26 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
7 26 (7.37%) Senior Test Analyst
7 26 (7.37%) Software Test Engineer
8 25 (7.08%) Automation Test Analyst
9 22 (6.23%) Architect
10 20 (5.67%) Automation Tester
11 19 (5.38%) Lead Test Analyst
11 19 (5.38%) QA Automation Engineer
12 14 (3.97%) Test Automation Engineer
13 13 (3.68%) QA Test Engineer
13 13 (3.68%) Senior Tester
14 12 (3.40%) QA Tester
15 11 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.05%) .NET
2 29 (8.22%) Web Services
3 15 (4.25%) ASP.NET
3 15 (4.25%) Gherkin
4 14 (3.97%) HTML
5 9 (2.55%) SOAP
5 9 (2.55%) XML
6 7 (1.98%) REST
7 6 (1.70%) CSS
8 5 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.42%) J2EE
8 5 (1.42%) Spring
9 4 (1.13%) Ajax
9 4 (1.13%) JMX
10 3 (0.85%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.85%) MAPI
10 3 (0.85%) RESTful
11 2 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.50%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.08%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.12%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.70%) iPad
6 6 (1.70%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.42%) User Experience
8 4 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.57%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.57%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.28%) iSeries
11 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.28%) Physics
11 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.63%) Windows
2 24 (6.80%) Linux
3 6 (1.70%) Unix
4 5 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.57%) Solaris
6 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (34.28%) Test Scripting
3 86 (24.36%) Software Testing
4 82 (23.23%) Test Automation
5 75 (21.25%) Automated Testing
6 66 (18.70%) Mentoring
7 63 (17.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 59 (16.71%) SDLC
9 57 (16.15%) Scrum
9 57 (16.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 56 (15.86%) Test Management
11 50 (14.16%) Functional Testing
12 49 (13.88%) Automation Testing
13 48 (13.60%) System Testing
14 44 (12.46%) Regression Testing
15 43 (12.18%) Line Management
16 42 (11.90%) Defect Management
17 40 (11.33%) Manual Testing
18 39 (11.05%) Project Management
19 38 (10.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 75 (21.25%) SQL
2 63 (17.85%) Java
3 40 (11.33%) C#
4 22 (6.23%) C++
4 22 (6.23%) Python
5 17 (4.82%) Ruby
6 11 (3.12%) C
7 8 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.98%) Groovy
8 7 (1.98%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.98%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.70%) Embedded C
9 6 (1.70%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.42%) VB
10 5 (1.42%) VBScript
11 4 (1.13%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.85%) Perl
12 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (30.59%) ISTQB
2 75 (21.25%) ISEB
3 45 (12.75%) Degree
4 29 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (7.08%) Security Cleared
6 22 (6.23%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) AAT
9 1 (0.28%) CISM
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (24.65%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) COSO
2 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.57%) SDET
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.42%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.28%) Docker
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (16.15%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.83%) Perfmon
3 7 (1.98%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.85%) Grafana
4 3 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.28%) Graphite
Vendors
1 86 (24.36%) HP
2 49 (13.88%) Microsoft
3 47 (13.31%) SAP
4 32 (9.07%) Oracle
5 12 (3.40%) IBM
6 11 (3.12%) VMware
7 8 (2.27%) SOASTA, Inc
8 6 (1.70%) Riverbed
9 4 (1.13%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.85%) BroadSoft
10 3 (0.85%) Ericsson
10 3 (0.85%) Informatica
11 2 (0.57%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.57%) Concur
11 2 (0.57%) hybris
11 2 (0.57%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.28%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.28%) Splunk
12 1 (0.28%) Workday
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines
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Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Specsavers
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Applicant Services
Salary: Salary up to £40,000per annum + on target bonus of 5% + contributory pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidstone
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Basingstoke
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Salary: £40000. - £50000. per annum + Benefits
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Slough
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
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Newbury
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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