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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 77 88
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.95% 1.21% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.50% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Median salary £30,500 £57,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.95% +6.97%  
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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 557 666 781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.41% 80.53% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 510 628 610
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,625
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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 28 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) PHPUnit
2 4 (44.44%) Codeception
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Capita
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (22.22%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) HP

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 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (44.44%) Codeception
1 4 (44.44%) PHPUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago