Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 95 89
Rank change year-on-year +28 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 67 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.18% 0.79% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 0.89% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 45 9 10
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,600 £31,475
90th Percentile £62,000 £72,500 £48,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% -6.32% -2.56%

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 1,479 1,011 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 92.21% 88.45% 88.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 920 801
Basingstoke median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,550 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 58 (86.57%) Test Automation
2 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (64.18%) Oracle
4 41 (61.19%) Software Delivery
5 38 (56.72%) Java
5 38 (56.72%) .NET
6 37 (55.22%) Waterfall
7 34 (50.75%) System Integration Testing
8 32 (47.76%) Degree
9 27 (40.30%) Selenium
10 26 (38.81%) SAP
10 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
11 23 (34.33%) Configuration Management
11 23 (34.33%) JIRA
12 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (29.85%) Scrum
14 19 (28.36%) TIBCO
14 19 (28.36%) QA
14 19 (28.36%) Integration Testing
15 18 (26.87%) Subversion
15 18 (26.87%) Windows
15 18 (26.87%) Linux
15 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
15 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
15 18 (26.87%) Puppet
15 18 (26.87%) Ansible
15 18 (26.87%) DevOps
15 18 (26.87%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (26.87%) GitHub
15 18 (26.87%) Jenkins

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 14 (20.90%) Confluence
2 12 (17.91%) Apache
2 12 (17.91%) JBoss
2 12 (17.91%) WebLogic
3 10 (14.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.49%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.49%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.49%) SAP FS
1 1 (1.49%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (26.87%) GitHub
3 15 (22.39%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (19.40%) IaaS
4 13 (19.40%) PaaS
4 13 (19.40%) SaaS
5 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) Selenium
2 23 (34.33%) JIRA
3 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
3 18 (26.87%) Jenkins
3 18 (26.87%) Subversion
4 16 (23.88%) TeamCity
5 13 (19.40%) Gerrit
5 13 (19.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (19.40%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.97%) TestPartner
6 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.48%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Analyst
1 19 (28.36%) Test Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Lead DevOps
3 13 (19.40%) Test Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Test Leader
4 9 (13.43%) Tester
5 8 (11.94%) Senior Tester
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Automation Test Lead
7 6 (8.96%) Automation Tester
7 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Lead Tester
7 6 (8.96%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 6 (8.96%) Selenium Tester
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Automation Tester
7 6 (8.96%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (56.72%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) SOAP
2 9 (13.43%) Web Services
3 4 (5.97%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.48%) Fintech
3 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (86.57%) Test Automation
2 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (61.19%) Software Delivery
4 37 (55.22%) Waterfall
5 34 (50.75%) System Integration Testing
6 23 (34.33%) Configuration Management
7 20 (29.85%) Scrum
8 19 (28.36%) Integration Testing
9 18 (26.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (26.87%) DevOps
10 17 (25.37%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (23.88%) Mentoring
12 15 (22.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (22.39%) Kanban
12 15 (22.39%) Manual Testing
12 15 (22.39%) Release Management
12 15 (22.39%) SDLC
13 14 (20.90%) Functional Testing
13 14 (20.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) Java
2 9 (13.43%) C#
2 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (47.76%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) ISEB
3 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.36%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) Ansible
1 18 (26.87%) Puppet
2 6 (8.96%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.49%) Marathon
Vendors
1 43 (64.18%) Oracle
2 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 26 (38.81%) SAP
3 19 (28.36%) TIBCO
4 14 (20.90%) ServiceNow
5 12 (17.91%) Pega
5 12 (17.91%) Sitecore
6 4 (5.97%) VMware
7 2 (2.99%) Atlassian