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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South East / Berkshire
Rank 131 218 197
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 54 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.48% 0.32% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.37% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 23
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £53,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
3123 4594 4560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.54% 86.18% 84.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2383 3727 3235
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +50 21 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Maidenhead +13 9 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Newbury - 1 £27,500 - 2
Slough - 1 £60,000 - 2
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 55 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.78%) HP
3 35 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (32.65%) Test Scripting
5 30 (30.61%) Java
5 30 (30.61%) SAP
6 23 (23.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (23.47%) Scrum
6 23 (23.47%) Performance Testing
6 23 (23.47%) Test Management
7 22 (22.45%) Finance
8 21 (21.43%) Degree
8 21 (21.43%) SQL
8 21 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (20.41%) C#
10 19 (19.39%) Oracle
10 19 (19.39%) QA
10 19 (19.39%) Selenium
10 19 (19.39%) JMeter
10 19 (19.39%) Automation Testing
11 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
11 18 (18.37%) ISTQB
12 16 (16.33%) .NET
12 16 (16.33%) Web Services
12 16 (16.33%) Release Management
12 16 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
14 14 (14.29%) SOA
14 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (14.29%) Mentoring

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 6 (6.12%) IIS
2 4 (4.08%) IBM Domino
2 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.06%) MS Project
2 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SAP CO
1 7 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 7 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) SMTP
2 6 (6.12%) Internet
2 6 (6.12%) Wireshark
3 4 (4.08%) HTTP
3 4 (4.08%) IMAP
3 4 (4.08%) NAS
3 4 (4.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.04%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (19.39%) JMeter
1 19 (19.39%) Selenium
2 16 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (12.24%) Cucumber
4 11 (11.22%) Eclipse
5 10 (10.20%) JUnit
6 9 (9.18%) LoadRunner
6 9 (9.18%) Mockito
7 8 (8.16%) Rational Performance Tester
8 7 (7.14%) Gatling
8 7 (7.14%) NUnit
8 7 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 6 (6.12%) WebLOAD
10 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.08%) AQtime
11 4 (4.08%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
13 2 (2.04%) Gradle
13 2 (2.04%) IntelliJ
13 2 (2.04%) Ranorex
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Automotive
2 7 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.04%) Legal
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Test Manager
2 19 (19.39%) Architect
2 19 (19.39%) Tester
3 15 (15.31%) Automation Tester
4 13 (13.27%) SAP Manager
4 13 (13.27%) SAP Test Manager
5 11 (11.22%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (11.22%) Test Leader
6 9 (9.18%) Agile Tester
6 9 (9.18%) Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Java Automation Tester
6 9 (9.18%) Security Tester
6 9 (9.18%) Web Automation Tester
6 9 (9.18%) Web Tester
7 8 (8.16%) Performance Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) QA Automation Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) QA Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Test Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Test Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.33%) .NET
1 16 (16.33%) Web Services
2 9 (9.18%) Gherkin
3 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (7.14%) SOAP
4 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (5.10%) HTML
5 5 (5.10%) WCF
6 4 (4.08%) Ajax
6 4 (4.08%) JMX
6 4 (4.08%) MAPI
6 4 (4.08%) REST
7 3 (3.06%) RESTful
7 3 (3.06%) XML
8 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.04%) Spring
8 2 (2.04%) XSD
9 1 (1.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
3 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.04%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Unix
4 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.65%) Test Scripting
3 23 (23.47%) Performance Testing
3 23 (23.47%) Scrum
3 23 (23.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (23.47%) Test Management
4 19 (19.39%) Automation Testing
5 16 (16.33%) Release Management
6 14 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 14 (14.29%) SOA
7 12 (12.24%) Automated Testing
7 12 (12.24%) BDD
7 12 (12.24%) Performance Engineering
7 12 (12.24%) Waterfall
8 11 (11.22%) OO
9 10 (10.20%) ArchiMate
9 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.20%) Data Modelling
9 10 (10.20%) Process Management
9 10 (10.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.61%) Java
2 21 (21.43%) SQL
3 20 (20.41%) C#
4 12 (12.24%) Ruby
5 8 (8.16%) C++
6 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.10%) Groovy
7 5 (5.10%) Python
8 4 (4.08%) C
9 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) Degree
2 18 (18.37%) ISTQB
3 12 (12.24%) ISEB
4 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.04%) AAT
6 2 (2.04%) HND
6 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) COSO
3 2 (2.04%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Active Directory
1 8 (8.16%) VMware ESX
1 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (13.27%) Perfmon
3 7 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (2.04%) Grafana
5 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (38.78%) HP
2 30 (30.61%) SAP
3 19 (19.39%) Oracle
4 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
5 12 (12.24%) IBM
6 8 (8.16%) SOASTA, Inc
6 8 (8.16%) VMware
7 6 (6.12%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.06%) Informatica
9 2 (2.04%) Concur
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