The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 76 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.29% 0.93% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.13% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 15
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.26%
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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
568 711 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.96% 82.77% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 514 632 655
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Southampton

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Behat
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Behat
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PHP5
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Zend
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago