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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 79 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.82% 1.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 2.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 0
Average salary £41,250 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
690 666 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.51% 75.34% 83.60%
Number of salaries quoted 612 631 681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
1 8 (47.06%) TDD
1 8 (47.06%) System Testing
1 8 (47.06%) BDD
2 7 (41.18%) User Stories
2 7 (41.18%) Gherkin
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) QA
2 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Selenium
4 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
4 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
5 4 (23.53%) Internet
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) HP

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (17.65%) Behat
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) Maven
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) NUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Senior Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Test Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Programme Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Programme Test Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Gherkin
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
1 8 (47.06%) TDD
1 8 (47.06%) System Testing
1 8 (47.06%) BDD
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) User Stories
3 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PHP
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Capita
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 3 days ago