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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 156 221 202
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 39 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 14
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
3518 5215 4888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.83% 86.40% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2624 4235 3279
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +27 11 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Maidenhead +10 11 £57,500 -4.16%
Slough +27 1 £60,000 +71.42%
Bracknell +15 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Hungerford - 1 £47,500 -
Newbury - 1 £36,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (41.57%) HP
3 35 (39.33%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (37.08%) Java
5 27 (30.34%) Scrum
5 27 (30.34%) Test Management
5 27 (30.34%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (28.09%) SAP
7 23 (25.84%) BDD
8 22 (24.72%) ISTQB
9 21 (23.60%) Performance Testing
9 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
9 21 (23.60%) Automation Testing
10 20 (22.47%) Ruby
10 20 (22.47%) C#
11 19 (21.35%) OO
11 19 (21.35%) Eclipse
11 19 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (21.35%) SMTP
11 19 (21.35%) TDD
11 19 (21.35%) Test Scripting
12 17 (19.10%) Degree
12 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
13 16 (17.98%) QA
13 16 (17.98%) ISEB
13 16 (17.98%) OOP
13 16 (17.98%) .NET
13 16 (17.98%) JUnit
13 16 (17.98%) Mockito
13 16 (17.98%) Gherkin

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 5 (5.62%) IIS
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.37%) IBM Domino
3 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Project
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.36%) SAP CO
1 11 (12.36%) SAP FI
1 11 (12.36%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) SMTP
2 6 (6.74%) Internet
3 5 (5.62%) Wireshark
4 4 (4.49%) HTTP
5 3 (3.37%) IMAP
5 3 (3.37%) NAS
5 3 (3.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
2 19 (21.35%) Eclipse
3 16 (17.98%) JUnit
3 16 (17.98%) Mockito
4 15 (16.85%) JMeter
5 14 (15.73%) Selenium
6 8 (8.99%) LoadRunner
6 8 (8.99%) Rational Performance Tester
6 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (7.87%) NUnit
8 6 (6.74%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.49%) WebLOAD
10 3 (3.37%) AQtime
10 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.37%) Gradle
10 3 (3.37%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.37%) JIRA
10 3 (3.37%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.25%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Automotive
3 2 (2.25%) Legal
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Test Manager
2 19 (21.35%) Tester
3 16 (17.98%) Agile Tester
3 16 (17.98%) Automation Tester
3 16 (17.98%) Java Automation Tester
3 16 (17.98%) Security Tester
3 16 (17.98%) Web Automation Tester
3 16 (17.98%) Web Tester
4 13 (14.61%) Architect
4 13 (14.61%) SAP Manager
4 13 (14.61%) SAP Test Manager
5 8 (8.99%) Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Test Leader
6 7 (7.87%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Test Architect
6 7 (7.87%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Performance Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Performance Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Performance Test Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) .NET
1 16 (17.98%) Gherkin
2 12 (13.48%) Web Services
3 10 (11.24%) SOAP
4 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (5.62%) WCF
7 4 (4.49%) Ajax
7 4 (4.49%) HTML
7 4 (4.49%) JMX
7 4 (4.49%) REST
7 4 (4.49%) RESTful
8 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.37%) MAPI
8 3 (3.37%) Spring
8 3 (3.37%) XML
8 3 (3.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.33%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.74%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
3 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) Scrum
2 27 (30.34%) Test Management
3 23 (25.84%) BDD
4 21 (23.60%) Automation Testing
4 21 (23.60%) Performance Testing
5 19 (21.35%) OO
5 19 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (21.35%) TDD
5 19 (21.35%) Test Scripting
6 16 (17.98%) Data Loss Prevention
6 16 (17.98%) OOP
7 12 (13.48%) Test Automation
8 10 (11.24%) Performance Engineering
9 9 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.11%) SOA
9 9 (10.11%) TMap
10 8 (8.99%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) Java
2 20 (22.47%) C#
2 20 (22.47%) Ruby
3 11 (12.36%) SQL
4 7 (7.87%) C++
4 7 (7.87%) Groovy
5 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.49%) C
6 4 (4.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) ISTQB
2 17 (19.10%) Degree
3 16 (17.98%) ISEB
4 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.25%) AAT
6 2 (2.25%) HND
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.98%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) COSO
2 3 (3.37%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.74%) VMware ESX
1 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (30.34%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (13.48%) Perfmon
3 7 (7.87%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 37 (41.57%) HP
2 25 (28.09%) SAP
3 12 (13.48%) Oracle
4 11 (12.36%) IBM
5 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.99%) SOASTA, Inc
7 6 (6.74%) Riverbed
7 6 (6.74%) VMware
8 3 (3.37%) Concur
8 3 (3.37%) Informatica
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £50-55K + Benefits
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