Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 93 83
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.53% 1.06% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.24% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 2
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +56.52% -50.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,450 £22,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £49,500 £36,125
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -5.26%

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 959 890 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 84.20% 85.99% 89.63%
Number of salaries quoted 867 801 594
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,573
90th Percentile £68,850 £62,500 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,543 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.30% -2.25% +2.41%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (33.33%) ACCA
4 2 (33.33%) CIMA
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML

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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Finance Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Finance Systems Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) MFC
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) ACCA
3 2 (33.33%) CIMA
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) HP