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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 190 187 215
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 25 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.57% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.75% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 4
Average salary £55,000 £35,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.92% -31.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £27,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £51,000 £64,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
4069 4126 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.91% 75.58% 73.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 2942 2954
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -17 16 £55,000 +57.14%
Slough +5 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Maidenhead - 1 £80,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (59.09%) ISTQB
2 36 (54.55%) ISEB
3 31 (46.97%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (37.88%) HP
5 23 (34.85%) Finance
5 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (30.30%) Test Management
7 17 (25.76%) Performance Testing
7 17 (25.76%) QA
7 17 (25.76%) Knowledge Management
8 14 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (19.70%) IBM
10 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (16.67%) Selenium
11 11 (16.67%) Scrum
12 10 (15.15%) LoadRunner
12 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (15.15%) Middleware
12 10 (15.15%) Software Testing
12 10 (15.15%) Rational Performance Tester
12 10 (15.15%) Test Planning
13 9 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
14 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
15 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (10.61%) Agile Testing
15 7 (10.61%) Project Management
15 7 (10.61%) Management Information System

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Project
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (1.52%) VoLTE
1 1 (1.52%) SMS
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Selenium
2 10 (15.15%) LoadRunner
2 10 (15.15%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Appium
5 1 (1.52%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Test Manager
2 21 (31.82%) Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (15.15%) Performance Test Manager
5 10 (15.15%) Performance Manager
5 10 (15.15%) Test Leader
6 9 (13.64%) QA Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Senior QA Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Performance Test Leader
8 7 (10.61%) Consultant
9 5 (7.58%) Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Test Consultant
10 4 (6.06%) Architect
11 3 (4.55%) Management Consultant
11 3 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) Security Consultant
11 3 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) Middleware
2 4 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.52%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) Test Management
3 17 (25.76%) Performance Testing
3 17 (25.76%) Knowledge Management
4 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (16.67%) Scrum
6 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (15.15%) Software Testing
6 10 (15.15%) Test Planning
7 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.61%) Agile Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Project Management
10 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.09%) Automation Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Usability Testing
12 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (1.52%) C#
3 1 (1.52%) Python
3 1 (1.52%) RPG
3 1 (1.52%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 39 (59.09%) ISTQB
2 36 (54.55%) ISEB
3 9 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.06%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (6.06%) Degree
5 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.55%) CISSP
5 3 (4.55%) APMP
5 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.52%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.76%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) HP
2 13 (19.70%) IBM
3 4 (6.06%) Capita
4 3 (4.55%) Splunk
4 3 (4.55%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.52%) Cognos
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) Twitter
Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago