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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 193 196 224
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 31 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.53% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.69% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 6
Average salary £62,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £34,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
4553 4490 3993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.39% 76.53% 74.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3266 3212 3010
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 -11 17 £53,250 +45.89% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £80,000 -
Slough - 2 £55,000 - 2
Newbury +6 1 - - 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 40 (63.49%) ISTQB
2 39 (61.90%) ISEB
3 33 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (41.27%) HP
5 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (31.75%) Finance
7 18 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 18 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (26.98%) Knowledge Management
9 16 (25.40%) Test Management
10 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
11 13 (20.63%) IBM
12 12 (19.05%) Software Testing
12 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
13 11 (17.46%) LoadRunner
14 10 (15.87%) Middleware
14 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
14 10 (15.87%) Scrum
14 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (15.87%) QA
14 10 (15.87%) Rational Performance Tester
14 10 (15.87%) Test Planning
15 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
16 7 (11.11%) Agile Testing
16 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
17 6 (9.52%) Project Management
17 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) SMS
1 1 (1.59%) MGCP
1 1 (1.59%) RTP
1 1 (1.59%) SS7
1 1 (1.59%) Megaco
1 1 (1.59%) ISUP
1 1 (1.59%) H.323
1 1 (1.59%) LTE
1 1 (1.59%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) LoadRunner
2 10 (15.87%) Rational Performance Tester
3 5 (7.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (7.94%) Selenium
4 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.59%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.59%) Appium
5 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Law
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Analyst
2 23 (36.51%) Test Manager
3 15 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (15.87%) Performance Manager
5 10 (15.87%) Performance Test Manager
6 9 (14.29%) QA Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
7 8 (12.70%) Test Leader
8 7 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
9 5 (7.94%) Tester
10 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.35%) Architect
10 4 (6.35%) Senior Tester
11 3 (4.76%) Security Consultant
11 3 (4.76%) Consultant
11 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
12 2 (3.17%) Senior QA Engineer
12 2 (3.17%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Middleware
2 4 (6.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) IPTV
6 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 17 (26.98%) Knowledge Management
4 16 (25.40%) Test Management
5 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 12 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 10 (15.87%) Test Planning
7 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (15.87%) Scrum
7 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
7 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.11%) Agile Testing
10 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (9.52%) Project Management
11 5 (7.94%) Usability Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) PHP
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.59%) C
2 1 (1.59%) C#
2 1 (1.59%) C++
2 1 (1.59%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (63.49%) ISTQB
2 39 (61.90%) ISEB
3 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.94%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.76%) APMP
6 3 (4.76%) CISSP
7 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.59%) ACCA
8 1 (1.59%) CIMA
8 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) HP
2 13 (20.63%) IBM
3 3 (4.76%) Capita
3 3 (4.76%) Splunk
3 3 (4.76%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) Huawei
5 1 (1.59%) Nortel
5 1 (1.59%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago