Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 61 99
Rank change year-on-year -30 +38 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 75 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.06% 4.51% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 4.91% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 50 6
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £36,875 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £61,375 £72,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,132 1,527 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 92.64% 91.88% 87.53%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1,166 902
Basingstoke median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £68,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) SOAP
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) Software Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
6 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
6 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Robot Framework
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) Test Management
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) Multithreading

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 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Azure
1 1 (7.69%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
2 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) MSTest
3 3 (23.08%) Ranorex
3 3 (23.08%) Robot Framework
3 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Lead Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Test Leader
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Test Lead
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Automation Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Head of Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Software Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
5 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
6 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
6 4 (30.77%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
7 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Test Management
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
8 2 (15.38%) DevOps
8 2 (15.38%) Line Management
8 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cypress Semiconductor