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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 70 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.16% 0.26% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.32% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -12.00%
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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
534 629 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 86.41% 81.37% 85.94%
Number of salaries quoted 489 590 668
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £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 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle