Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 70 71
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.35% 1.59% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.77% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 1
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -12.57%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -20.00% +22.22%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 553 621 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 93.57% 89.61% 92.55%
Number of salaries quoted 477 549 519
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £56,500 £58,150
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Portsmouth

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) OO
1 6 (75.00%) OOD
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
1 6 (75.00%) Android
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
1 6 (75.00%) BDD
1 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (75.00%) React
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Development
1 6 (75.00%) React Native
2 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) SCADA
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) React
1 6 (75.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Android
1 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) BDD
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Development
1 6 (75.00%) OO
1 6 (75.00%) OOD
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript