The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 197 201 198
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 18 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.62% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 11
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +69.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,600 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Test Strategy
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4147 4649 4609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.40% 84.40% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3354 3305 3289
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Berkshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 12 £46,250 -15.90%
Bracknell - 3 - - 1
Newbury -3 1 £60,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 25 (73.53%) Finance
1 25 (73.53%) ISTQB
2 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Banking
3 17 (50.00%) QA
4 16 (47.06%) Retail
5 15 (44.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 13 (38.24%) Project Management
6 13 (38.24%) Test Management
7 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
7 11 (32.35%) Coaching
7 11 (32.35%) Logistics
7 11 (32.35%) Business Development
7 11 (32.35%) Games
7 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
8 10 (29.41%) Selenium
9 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
9 9 (26.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (23.53%) Kanban
10 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
10 8 (23.53%) SQL
11 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
12 6 (17.65%) Defect Management
12 6 (17.65%) Java
12 6 (17.65%) ISEB
12 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
13 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (11.76%) VocaLink
14 4 (11.76%) TSYS

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) BASE24
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Selenium
2 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.94%) JMeter
5 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (73.53%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) Banking
3 16 (47.06%) Retail
4 11 (32.35%) Games
4 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Test Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) QA Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) QA Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Head of Testing
5 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Test Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Contactless
1 4 (11.76%) EMV
1 4 (11.76%) Fintech
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Project Management
2 13 (38.24%) Test Management
3 11 (32.35%) Business Development
3 11 (32.35%) Coaching
3 11 (32.35%) Logistics
3 11 (32.35%) Mentoring
4 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
5 8 (23.53%) Kanban
5 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
7 6 (17.65%) Defect Management
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
9 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
10 3 (8.82%) Analytics
10 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.82%) CRM
10 3 (8.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) Groovy
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) ISTQB
2 15 (44.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 9 (26.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (17.65%) ISEB
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) CyberSource
1 4 (11.76%) DataCash
1 4 (11.76%) Elavon
1 4 (11.76%) Ingenico
1 4 (11.76%) Sage
1 4 (11.76%) TSYS
1 4 (11.76%) VeriFone
1 4 (11.76%) VocaLink
1 4 (11.76%) WorldPay
2 3 (8.82%) NICE Systems
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Borland
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: From £49,500 to £74,300 per annum
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