The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 0.63% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -2.17%
Test Strategy
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 60 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 89.87% 80.00% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 132 54 51
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Abingdon

Test Strategy
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 8 (88.89%) Retail
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (33.33%) TestDirector
4 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
5 2 (22.22%) C
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 3 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Test Manager
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Manager
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center