Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 117 116
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.52% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.03% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 8
Southampton median annual salary £30,500 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.55% +12.82% +14.71%
10th Percentile £26,850 £42,525 £42,750
90th Percentile £32,750 £64,125 £60,875
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +8.43%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1011 1266 1381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.37% 81.89% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1202 1109
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,513 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Southampton

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Southampton

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

1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) PHPUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Codeception
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Capita
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (66.67%) Codeception
1 4 (66.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Junior QA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) UAT Manager
4 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Capita