Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 98 103
Rank change year-on-year +38 +5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 84 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.69% 0.54% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 0.62% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 58 6 5
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +82.61%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £31,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £72,500 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18% +22.22%

Test Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,634 973 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 91.18% 87.19% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,228 874 789
Basingstoke median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -14.77%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Basingstoke

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Basingstoke

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 72 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 58 (69.05%) Software Delivery
4 57 (67.86%) Waterfall
5 56 (66.67%) Oracle
6 54 (64.29%) Java
6 54 (64.29%) .NET
7 43 (51.19%) System Integration Testing
8 42 (50.00%) Degree
9 39 (46.43%) SAP
10 34 (40.48%) TIBCO
11 33 (39.29%) QA
12 26 (30.95%) JIRA
13 25 (29.76%) Selenium
13 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
14 24 (28.57%) Functional Testing
15 23 (27.38%) Non-Functional Testing
15 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (27.38%) Configuration Management
15 23 (27.38%) Acceptance Criteria
16 22 (26.19%) SDLC
16 22 (26.19%) Scrum
17 21 (25.00%) Subversion
17 21 (25.00%) Windows
17 21 (25.00%) Linux
17 21 (25.00%) Git (software)
17 21 (25.00%) GitHub
17 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
17 21 (25.00%) Ansible
17 21 (25.00%) DevOps

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 17 (20.24%) Confluence
2 15 (17.86%) Apache
2 15 (17.86%) JBoss
2 15 (17.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.19%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.19%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.19%) SAP FS
1 1 (1.19%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (25.00%) GitHub
3 18 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (19.05%) IaaS
4 16 (19.05%) PaaS
4 16 (19.05%) SaaS
5 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) JIRA
2 25 (29.76%) Selenium
3 21 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 21 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 21 (25.00%) Subversion
4 19 (22.62%) TeamCity
5 16 (19.05%) Gerrit
5 16 (19.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (10.71%) TestPartner
7 6 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.57%) CircleCI
9 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Analyst
1 28 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 19 (22.62%) Lead DevOps
3 14 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 12 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 12 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 6 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Tester
8 4 (4.76%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (3.57%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.57%) IT Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Lead Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (64.29%) .NET
2 5 (5.95%) SOAP
2 5 (5.95%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
1 21 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 58 (69.05%) Software Delivery
4 57 (67.86%) Waterfall
5 43 (51.19%) System Integration Testing
6 24 (28.57%) Functional Testing
7 23 (27.38%) Acceptance Criteria
7 23 (27.38%) Configuration Management
7 23 (27.38%) Non-Functional Testing
8 22 (26.19%) Scrum
8 22 (26.19%) SDLC
9 21 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (25.00%) DevOps
10 20 (23.81%) Integration Testing
10 20 (23.81%) Performance Monitoring
11 19 (22.62%) Mentoring
12 18 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (21.43%) Kanban
12 18 (21.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (64.29%) Java
2 5 (5.95%) C#
2 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.38%) SQL
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) ISEB
3 7 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (39.29%) QA
System Software
1 18 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (25.00%) Ansible
1 21 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.19%) Marathon
Vendors
1 56 (66.67%) Oracle
2 39 (46.43%) SAP
3 34 (40.48%) TIBCO
4 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.24%) ServiceNow
6 15 (17.86%) Pega
6 15 (17.86%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.19%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) VMware