Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 172 171
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 +53
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 96 98 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.60% 1.41% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.64% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 64 89 70
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,200 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £82,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - -9.57% -1.05%

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 5202 5982 6400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 86.95% 86.16% 85.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4502 5238 5250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,272 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham +31 21 £38,750 -29.55%
Basingstoke -3 17 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Winchester +19 12 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Portsmouth -7 11 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Southampton +21 6 £30,500 -44.55%
Farnborough +12 6 £47,500 +22.58% 1
Eastleigh - 5 - -
Andover - 1 £57,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 70 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (71.88%) Test Automation
3 38 (39.58%) Selenium
4 34 (35.42%) ISTQB
4 34 (35.42%) Software Testing
5 32 (33.33%) QA
6 26 (27.08%) Java
7 25 (26.04%) Test Scripting
7 25 (26.04%) Manual Testing
8 24 (25.00%) Degree
9 23 (23.96%) TDD
9 23 (23.96%) SQL
9 23 (23.96%) WebDriver
10 22 (22.92%) Visual Studio
11 21 (21.88%) Security Cleared
12 20 (20.83%) C#
12 20 (20.83%) HP
12 20 (20.83%) Performance Testing
13 19 (19.79%) JIRA
14 18 (18.75%) Unit Testing
14 18 (18.75%) Regression Testing
14 18 (18.75%) Functional Testing
15 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
16 16 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
16 16 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (15.63%) SoapUI
17 15 (15.63%) HP UFT
17 15 (15.63%) Release Management
18 14 (14.58%) JMeter
18 14 (14.58%) Finance

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 (3.13%) CMS
2 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (39.58%) Selenium
2 23 (23.96%) WebDriver
3 22 (22.92%) Visual Studio
4 19 (19.79%) JIRA
5 15 (15.63%) HP UFT
5 15 (15.63%) SoapUI
6 14 (14.58%) JMeter
7 13 (13.54%) LoadRunner
8 12 (12.50%) Eclipse
8 12 (12.50%) IntelliJ
8 12 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
9 11 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (9.38%) Zephyr
11 7 (7.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
12 6 (6.25%) SpecFlow
13 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
13 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (4.17%) PHPUnit
14 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Retail
3 2 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Military
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 11 (11.46%) Analyst
2 11 (11.46%) Test Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Test Manager
3 10 (10.42%) Tester
4 8 (8.33%) Architect
4 8 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 7 (7.29%) Automation Test Lead
5 7 (7.29%) Test Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) QA Leader
6 5 (5.21%) QA Tester
6 5 (5.21%) Software Tester
7 4 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Developer
7 4 (4.17%) QA Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.17%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) Web Services
2 9 (9.38%) JMS
3 6 (6.25%) .NET
3 6 (6.25%) HTML
4 3 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.13%) CSS
4 3 (3.13%) CSS3
4 3 (3.13%) HTML5
4 3 (3.13%) jQuery
4 3 (3.13%) REST
4 3 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (1.04%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) Replication
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Android
2 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (71.88%) Test Automation
3 34 (35.42%) Software Testing
4 25 (26.04%) Manual Testing
4 25 (26.04%) Test Scripting
5 23 (23.96%) TDD
6 20 (20.83%) Performance Testing
7 18 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 18 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 18 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 16 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (15.63%) Release Management
10 14 (14.58%) Mentoring
11 13 (13.54%) BDD
12 12 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
13 11 (11.46%) Coaching
13 11 (11.46%) Kanban
13 11 (11.46%) Test Management
14 10 (10.42%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.08%) Java
2 23 (23.96%) SQL
3 20 (20.83%) C#
4 6 (6.25%) C
5 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.17%) PHP
5 4 (4.17%) Python
5 4 (4.17%) Ruby
6 3 (3.13%) Perl
6 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.04%) F#
Qualifications
1 34 (35.42%) ISTQB
2 24 (25.00%) Degree
3 21 (21.88%) Security Cleared
4 14 (14.58%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.33%) ISEB
6 6 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (2.08%) ACCA
8 2 (2.08%) CIMA
9 1 (1.04%) HND
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (33.33%) QA
2 9 (9.38%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) HP
2 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.08%) Capita
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle
4 2 (2.08%) Telerik
5 1 (1.04%) Keysight
5 1 (1.04%) VMware
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 8 days ago