The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 190 209 195
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 29 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.22% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.30% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 27
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +13.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £44,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £76,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4157 4051 4372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.69% 73.18% 73.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2798 3113 3678
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +14 15 £25,000 -45.94% 1
Bracknell - 4 £41,250 -
Slough - 3 £42,500 -
Hungerford - 2 £51,000 -
Newbury 0 1 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 27 (47.37%) QA
2 22 (38.60%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (35.09%) ISEB
4 19 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 18 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
6 17 (29.82%) PRINCE2
7 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
7 16 (28.07%) Selenium
7 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
8 15 (26.32%) Integration Testing
8 15 (26.32%) SQL
9 14 (24.56%) ITIL
9 14 (24.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (24.56%) Risk Management
9 14 (24.56%) Programme Management
10 13 (22.81%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (21.05%) LoadRunner
11 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
12 11 (19.30%) HP
12 11 (19.30%) C
13 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (14.04%) Finance
15 8 (14.04%) Linux
16 7 (12.28%) CRM
16 7 (12.28%) C#
16 7 (12.28%) .NET
17 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
17 6 (10.53%) Degree

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) Wireless
3 1 (1.75%) SS7
3 1 (1.75%) GPRS
3 1 (1.75%) GSM
3 1 (1.75%) UMTS
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
3 1 (1.75%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Selenium
2 13 (22.81%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (21.05%) LoadRunner
4 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.51%) Subversion
6 2 (3.51%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (3.51%) JIRA
6 2 (3.51%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
1 18 (31.58%) Test Manager
1 18 (31.58%) Test Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) Programme Manager
2 14 (24.56%) Programme Test Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Tester
4 7 (12.28%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Test Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Performance Test Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Tester
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Performance Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Tester
7 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) LAMP
3 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.51%) Symfony
3 2 (3.51%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (3.51%) CakePHP
3 2 (3.51%) jQuery
3 2 (3.51%) XML
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
3 2 (3.51%) RESTful
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.51%) Firmware
3 2 (3.51%) Social Media
4 1 (1.75%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.02%) UNIX
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (29.82%) PRINCE2
3 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
4 15 (26.32%) Integration Testing
5 14 (24.56%) ITIL
5 14 (24.56%) Risk Management
5 14 (24.56%) Programme Management
6 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.28%) CRM
9 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
9 6 (10.53%) Test Management
10 4 (7.02%) Scrum
10 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.26%) BDD
11 3 (5.26%) ATDD
11 3 (5.26%) PRINCE
11 3 (5.26%) Migration
11 3 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 11 (19.30%) C
3 7 (12.28%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) Java
4 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) ISEB
2 19 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
4 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
5 14 (24.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (10.53%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.75%) Nmap
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (38.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) HP
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Facebook
4 1 (1.75%) NetApp
4 1 (1.75%) Veritas
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix
4 1 (1.75%) Zend
4 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
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