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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 194 197 192
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 18 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.58% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 14
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +54.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £43,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £80,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,908
% change year-on-year
- +0.20%
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
3885 4288 4462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 86.82% 84.63% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 3087 3171
Median salary £51,000 £53,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.67% +12.63%
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 median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 8 £46,250 -15.90%
Slough +6 4 £72,500 +31.81% 2
Bracknell - 3 - -
Maidenhead +9 1 £55,000 -31.25%
Newbury - 1 £60,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 22 (64.71%) ISTQB
2 21 (61.76%) Finance
3 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (52.94%) QA
5 13 (38.24%) Banking
6 12 (35.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 11 (32.35%) Test Management
7 11 (32.35%) Selenium
7 11 (32.35%) Retail
8 10 (29.41%) Project Management
8 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 9 (26.47%) Java
10 8 (23.53%) SQL
10 8 (23.53%) Logistics
10 8 (23.53%) Games
10 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
10 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
10 8 (23.53%) Coaching
10 8 (23.53%) Business Development
10 8 (23.53%) Kanban
11 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (20.59%) Defect Management
11 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
11 7 (20.59%) ISEB
12 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
13 5 (14.71%) JIRA
13 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
13 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
14 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (8.82%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) BASE24
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Selenium
2 5 (14.71%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) JMeter
4 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 11 (32.35%) Retail
4 8 (23.53%) Games
4 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Test Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Tester
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Service Management Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Test Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Strategy Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Test Programme Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Contactless
1 3 (8.82%) EMV
1 3 (8.82%) Fintech
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Test Management
3 10 (29.41%) Project Management
3 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 8 (23.53%) Business Development
4 8 (23.53%) Coaching
4 8 (23.53%) Kanban
4 8 (23.53%) Logistics
4 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 7 (20.59%) Defect Management
5 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Analytics
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) Groovy
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) ISTQB
2 12 (35.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (20.59%) ISEB
3 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) CyberSource
1 3 (8.82%) DataCash
1 3 (8.82%) Elavon
1 3 (8.82%) HP
1 3 (8.82%) Ingenico
1 3 (8.82%) NICE Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
1 3 (8.82%) Sage
1 3 (8.82%) TSYS
1 3 (8.82%) VeriFone
1 3 (8.82%) VocaLink
1 3 (8.82%) WorldPay
2 2 (5.88%) Borland
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
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