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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 180 175 190
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 29 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.80% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.94% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 14
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £77,350 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +4.39%
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
3905 4234 4445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.13% 84.83% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 3117 3047
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
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 27 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 27 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 +12 14 £42,500 - 3
Maidenhead -5 5 £57,500 +4.54%
Slough - 4 £72,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) ISTQB
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 17 (36.17%) Finance
4 16 (34.04%) QA
4 16 (34.04%) BDD
5 15 (31.91%) Scrum
6 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
7 13 (27.66%) Cucumber
7 13 (27.66%) Selenium
7 13 (27.66%) TDD
7 13 (27.66%) Automation Testing
8 12 (25.53%) Test Management
8 12 (25.53%) HP
9 11 (23.40%) Ruby
9 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (21.28%) ISEB
10 10 (21.28%) SMTP
10 10 (21.28%) OO
10 10 (21.28%) Eclipse
10 10 (21.28%) SQL
11 9 (19.15%) JUnit
11 9 (19.15%) OOP
11 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (19.15%) Mockito
11 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Gherkin
11 9 (19.15%) Data Loss Prevention
12 8 (17.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SAP CO
1 6 (12.77%) SAP FI
1 6 (12.77%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) SMTP
2 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.13%) IMAP
3 1 (2.13%) NAS
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Cucumber
1 13 (27.66%) Selenium
2 10 (21.28%) Eclipse
3 9 (19.15%) JUnit
3 9 (19.15%) Mockito
4 8 (17.02%) JIRA
5 6 (12.77%) JMeter
6 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner
6 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.51%) Zephyr
7 3 (6.38%) HP UFT
7 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
7 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.13%) AQtime
8 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.13%) Gradle
8 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.13%) WebLOAD
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Games
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Test Manager
2 11 (23.40%) Tester
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Tester
3 9 (19.15%) Automation Tester
3 9 (19.15%) Java Automation Tester
3 9 (19.15%) Security Tester
3 9 (19.15%) Web Automation Tester
3 9 (19.15%) Web Tester
4 6 (12.77%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) SAP Manager
5 5 (10.64%) SAP Test Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Service Management Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Gherkin
2 8 (17.02%) .NET
3 4 (8.51%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.13%) MAPI
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) BDD
3 15 (31.91%) Scrum
4 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
5 13 (27.66%) Automation Testing
5 13 (27.66%) TDD
6 12 (25.53%) Test Management
7 10 (21.28%) OO
8 9 (19.15%) Data Loss Prevention
8 9 (19.15%) OOP
8 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.77%) Defect Management
9 6 (12.77%) Logistics
9 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
10 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Business Development
11 4 (8.51%) Kanban
11 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) Ruby
3 10 (21.28%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) Groovy
6 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) ISTQB
2 10 (21.28%) ISEB
3 8 (17.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) HP
2 6 (12.77%) SAP
3 3 (6.38%) NICE Systems
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Borland
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Concur
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
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