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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 71 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.16% 0.71% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.83% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 10
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
521 603 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.70% 85.53% 84.20%
Number of salaries quoted 421 553 559
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Capita
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) MSTest
4 1 (16.67%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (16.67%) NSubstitute
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (16.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) MSTest
2 1 (16.67%) NSubstitute
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) System Verification Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Capita
3 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware