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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 59 51 53
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.64% 2.85% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 3.23% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 4
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 354 465 399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 75.97% 88.24% 85.07%
Number of salaries quoted 312 392 318
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (78.57%) Integration Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) ISEB
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.14%) DB2
7 1 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) Endeca
7 1 (7.14%) Google
7 1 (7.14%) Coremetrics

Test Strategy
Top Related 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 8 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Basecamp
2 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Endeca
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio
2 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Games
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
1 11 (78.57%) Test Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
6 1 (7.14%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Integration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Multichannel Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Physics
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Coremetrics
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
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