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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 165 190 198
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 50 39 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 0.73% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.86% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 19
Median salary £47,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,750 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
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
3760 4542 4885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.93% 85.26% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2897 3547 3232
Median salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +26 21 £50,000 +42.85%
Newbury - 8 £30,000 - 1
Maidenhead -4 5 £66,250 +10.41%
Bracknell +1 4 £50,000 -30.06%
Hungerford - 1 £47,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.28%) Java
3 25 (37.31%) BDD
4 23 (34.33%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (34.33%) Cucumber
4 23 (34.33%) Scrum
5 22 (32.84%) HP
6 21 (31.34%) TDD
6 21 (31.34%) Ruby
7 20 (29.85%) Automation Testing
8 19 (28.36%) ISTQB
8 19 (28.36%) Test Management
8 19 (28.36%) SMTP
9 18 (26.87%) Eclipse
9 18 (26.87%) OO
9 18 (26.87%) QA
10 17 (25.37%) OOP
10 17 (25.37%) JUnit
10 17 (25.37%) ISEB
10 17 (25.37%) Mockito
10 17 (25.37%) Gherkin
10 17 (25.37%) Data Loss Prevention
11 16 (23.88%) .NET
12 15 (22.39%) Selenium
12 15 (22.39%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (20.90%) C#
14 13 (19.40%) Finance
15 12 (17.91%) SAP
15 12 (17.91%) Performance Testing
16 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting

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 4 (5.97%) IIS
2 2 (2.99%) IBM Domino
2 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Project
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (16.42%) SAP CO
1 11 (16.42%) SAP FI
1 11 (16.42%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) SMTP
2 6 (8.96%) Internet
3 4 (5.97%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.99%) IMAP
4 2 (2.99%) NAS
4 2 (2.99%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Cucumber
2 18 (26.87%) Eclipse
3 17 (25.37%) JUnit
3 17 (25.37%) Mockito
4 15 (22.39%) Selenium
5 7 (10.45%) JMeter
5 7 (10.45%) NUnit
6 6 (8.96%) SoapUI
7 5 (7.46%) JIRA
8 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
8 4 (5.97%) Zephyr
9 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.99%) AQtime
10 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.99%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.99%) Rational Performance Tester
10 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.99%) WebLOAD
11 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.49%) Gradle
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Automotive
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Test Manager
2 19 (28.36%) Tester
3 17 (25.37%) Agile Tester
3 17 (25.37%) Automation Tester
3 17 (25.37%) Java Automation Tester
3 17 (25.37%) Security Tester
3 17 (25.37%) Web Automation Tester
3 17 (25.37%) Web Tester
4 11 (16.42%) SAP Manager
4 11 (16.42%) SAP Test Manager
5 8 (11.94%) Analyst
6 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Head of QA
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Test Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) QA Leader
8 4 (5.97%) QA Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Head of Mobile
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) Gherkin
2 16 (23.88%) .NET
3 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (10.45%) SOAP
4 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (7.46%) WCF
6 4 (5.97%) RESTful
7 2 (2.99%) MAPI
7 2 (2.99%) Web Services
8 1 (1.49%) Ajax
8 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.49%) HTML
8 1 (1.49%) JMX
8 1 (1.49%) REST
8 1 (1.49%) Spring
8 1 (1.49%) XML
8 1 (1.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) BDD
3 23 (34.33%) Scrum
4 21 (31.34%) TDD
5 20 (29.85%) Automation Testing
6 19 (28.36%) Test Management
7 18 (26.87%) OO
8 17 (25.37%) Data Loss Prevention
8 17 (25.37%) OOP
9 12 (17.91%) Performance Testing
10 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting
11 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.45%) Manual Testing
12 7 (10.45%) MVC
12 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
13 6 (8.96%) TMap
14 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
14 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
14 5 (7.46%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) Ruby
3 14 (20.90%) C#
4 6 (8.96%) SQL
5 5 (7.46%) Groovy
6 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.48%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) ISTQB
2 17 (25.37%) ISEB
3 8 (11.94%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) AAT
4 2 (2.99%) HND
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.87%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) COSO
3 1 (1.49%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
1 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (8.96%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.99%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) HP
2 12 (17.91%) SAP
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.97%) IBM
4 4 (5.97%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.99%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.49%) Concur
Newbury
Spectrum IT
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