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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 174 195 210
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 43 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.66% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 8
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,200 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,620 £47,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
4096 4415 4245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.92% 77.21% 75.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3051 2964 3284
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 16 £35,000 +18.64% 2
Maidenhead - 7 £55,000 -
Bracknell +17 3 £71,500 +73.33%
Newbury +11 2 - -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 28 (41.18%) Finance
1 28 (41.18%) QA
2 21 (30.88%) Test Management
2 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.47%) ISTQB
4 15 (22.06%) Selenium
4 15 (22.06%) ISEB
5 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
6 12 (17.65%) JIRA
7 11 (16.18%) Performance Testing
7 11 (16.18%) SDLC
8 10 (14.71%) Mentoring
8 10 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
9 9 (13.24%) Data Migration
9 9 (13.24%) Migration
9 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.29%) System Testing
11 7 (10.29%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
12 6 (8.82%) HP

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (4.41%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (4.41%) MPLS
2 3 (4.41%) VPN
2 3 (4.41%) WAN
3 2 (2.94%) SMTP
3 2 (2.94%) HTTP
3 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Selenium
2 12 (17.65%) JIRA
3 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.41%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Test Manager
2 17 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 10 (14.71%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Programme Manager
4 8 (11.76%) Programme Test Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Performance Test Leader
6 6 (8.82%) Tester
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) QA Tester
7 5 (7.35%) Head of Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Test Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) SAP Tester
8 4 (5.88%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Senior QA Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Security Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) SOAP
2 3 (4.41%) HTML
2 3 (4.41%) XML
2 3 (4.41%) XSL
2 3 (4.41%) Ajax
2 3 (4.41%) REST
2 3 (4.41%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (30.88%) Test Management
2 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
3 11 (16.18%) Performance Testing
3 11 (16.18%) SDLC
4 10 (14.71%) Mentoring
5 9 (13.24%) Data Migration
5 9 (13.24%) Migration
5 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 8 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (10.29%) System Testing
7 7 (10.29%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
8 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.35%) Project Management
9 5 (7.35%) Logistics
9 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) Java
2 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.41%) ABAP
3 2 (2.94%) Python
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) ISTQB
2 15 (22.06%) ISEB
3 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (4.41%) CISSP
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (41.18%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) HP
2 6 (8.82%) SAP
3 3 (4.41%) Capita
3 3 (4.41%) Splunk
3 3 (4.41%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Cognos
4 2 (2.94%) Websense
4 2 (2.94%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
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