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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 197 193 188
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.67% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.79% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 17
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +54.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £72,420 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
3925 4317 4509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.49% 85.16% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3094 3147 3142
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,450 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +1 8 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Slough - 4 £72,500 -
Maidenhead -1 3 £57,500 +4.54%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) ISTQB
3 18 (45.00%) Finance
4 17 (42.50%) QA
5 16 (40.00%) Java
6 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (30.00%) Selenium
7 11 (27.50%) Test Management
7 11 (27.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (25.00%) BDD
8 10 (25.00%) Banking
9 9 (22.50%) Project Management
9 9 (22.50%) Automation Testing
10 8 (20.00%) SQL
10 8 (20.00%) Retail
10 8 (20.00%) Logistics
10 8 (20.00%) TDD
10 8 (20.00%) Scrum
10 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
11 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
11 7 (17.50%) Coaching
11 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
11 7 (17.50%) Kanban
11 7 (17.50%) Business Development
11 7 (17.50%) JIRA
11 7 (17.50%) Games
11 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
11 7 (17.50%) HP
11 7 (17.50%) ISEB
12 6 (15.00%) .NET

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 1 (2.50%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.50%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SMTP
2 1 (2.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Selenium
2 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (17.50%) JIRA
4 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.50%) JUnit
4 5 (12.50%) Mockito
5 4 (10.00%) JMeter
6 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
6 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow
6 3 (7.50%) Zephyr
7 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
7 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Retail
4 7 (17.50%) Games
4 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Test Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Security Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Web Automation Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Web Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Contactless
3 1 (2.50%) EMV
3 1 (2.50%) Fintech
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (27.50%) Test Management
4 10 (25.00%) BDD
5 9 (22.50%) Automation Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Project Management
6 8 (20.00%) Logistics
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) TDD
7 7 (17.50%) Business Development
7 7 (17.50%) Coaching
7 7 (17.50%) Kanban
7 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Defect Management
8 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.50%) OO
9 5 (12.50%) OOP
10 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Groovy
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) ISTQB
2 11 (27.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (17.50%) ISEB
4 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) HP
2 3 (7.50%) NICE Systems
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Borland
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) CyberSource
4 1 (2.50%) DataCash
4 1 (2.50%) Elavon
4 1 (2.50%) Ingenico
4 1 (2.50%) Sage
4 1 (2.50%) TSYS
4 1 (2.50%) VeriFone
4 1 (2.50%) VocaLink
4 1 (2.50%) WorldPay
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
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Reading, Berkshire
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