The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 146 148
Rank change year-on-year +47 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 65 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.14% 1.26% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 1.49% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 28
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £35,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £55,750
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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2645 2885 3184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 87.15% 84.75% 84.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2271 2526 2636
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,410 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Hampshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Hampshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham - 14 £35,000 -
Basingstoke -8 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Winchester +13 8 £32,500 -31.57%
Southampton +12 6 £30,500 -46.95% 1
Portsmouth - 6 £40,000 -
Eastleigh - 5 - -
Test Strategy
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 83 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (36.43%) Security Cleared
3 44 (34.11%) Selenium
4 42 (32.56%) Automated Testing
5 39 (30.23%) Java
6 38 (29.46%) HP
6 38 (29.46%) Test Automation
7 36 (27.91%) Manual Testing
8 35 (27.13%) Software Testing
9 29 (22.48%) Web Services
9 29 (22.48%) ISTQB
10 28 (21.71%) Degree
11 27 (20.93%) Test Scripting
11 27 (20.93%) SC Cleared
11 27 (20.93%) SoapUI
12 26 (20.16%) QA
12 26 (20.16%) Performance Testing
12 26 (20.16%) JMeter
13 25 (19.38%) HP UFT
14 24 (18.60%) JIRA
14 24 (18.60%) Unit Testing
14 24 (18.60%) Functional Testing
15 23 (17.83%) Visual Studio
15 23 (17.83%) TDD
16 22 (17.05%) WebDriver
17 21 (16.28%) SQL
17 21 (16.28%) SOA
18 20 (15.50%) LoadRunner
18 20 (15.50%) ITIL
18 20 (15.50%) Integration Testing

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (2.33%) CMS
2 2 (1.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (3.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) ATM
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.78%) DB2
2 1 (0.78%) Endeca
2 1 (0.78%) MySQL
2 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (34.11%) Selenium
2 27 (20.93%) SoapUI
3 26 (20.16%) JMeter
4 25 (19.38%) HP UFT
5 24 (18.60%) JIRA
6 23 (17.83%) Visual Studio
7 22 (17.05%) WebDriver
8 20 (15.50%) LoadRunner
9 18 (13.95%) Eclipse
9 18 (13.95%) IntelliJ
9 18 (13.95%) JIRA Agile
9 18 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (10.08%) Zephyr
11 9 (6.98%) JUnit
11 9 (6.98%) WATIR
12 6 (4.65%) LoadUI
13 5 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (3.10%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (14.73%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.88%) Retail
5 4 (3.10%) Electronics
5 4 (3.10%) Marketing
5 4 (3.10%) Military
6 3 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 19 (14.73%) Analyst
3 18 (13.95%) Test Analyst
4 16 (12.40%) Test Leader
5 12 (9.30%) Integration Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Test Manager
6 10 (7.75%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Developer
7 9 (6.98%) Tester
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Systems Test Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Graduate
10 6 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Automation Test Lead
10 6 (4.65%) QA Tester
10 6 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.48%) Web Services
2 14 (10.85%) JMS
3 11 (8.53%) .NET
4 5 (3.88%) HTML
4 5 (3.88%) SOAP
5 3 (2.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.33%) CSS
5 3 (2.33%) CSS3
5 3 (2.33%) HTML5
5 3 (2.33%) jQuery
5 3 (2.33%) REST
6 1 (0.78%) Middleware
6 1 (0.78%) ODBC
6 1 (0.78%) React
6 1 (0.78%) RESTful
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.65%) Replication
3 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.33%) User Experience
4 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.78%) iSeries
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.53%) Windows
2 3 (2.33%) Android
2 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.56%) Automated Testing
3 38 (29.46%) Test Automation
4 36 (27.91%) Manual Testing
5 35 (27.13%) Software Testing
6 27 (20.93%) Test Scripting
7 26 (20.16%) Performance Testing
8 24 (18.60%) Functional Testing
8 24 (18.60%) Unit Testing
9 23 (17.83%) TDD
10 21 (16.28%) SOA
11 20 (15.50%) Integration Testing
11 20 (15.50%) ITIL
11 20 (15.50%) Non-Functional Testing
11 20 (15.50%) Release Management
12 19 (14.73%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
12 19 (14.73%) Regression Testing
13 16 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (10.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.23%) Java
2 21 (16.28%) SQL
3 17 (13.18%) C#
4 10 (7.75%) C
5 7 (5.43%) Python
6 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.10%) PHP
6 4 (3.10%) Ruby
7 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.55%) C++
8 2 (1.55%) Perl
8 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (36.43%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.48%) ISTQB
3 28 (21.71%) Degree
4 27 (20.93%) SC Cleared
5 10 (7.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.33%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.16%) QA
2 6 (4.65%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (29.46%) HP
2 17 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.18%) SAP
3 5 (3.88%) Telerik
4 3 (2.33%) Capita
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle
5 2 (1.55%) VMware
6 1 (0.78%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.78%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.78%) IBM
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
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Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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