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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 194 216 149
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -67
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 32 7 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.13% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.18% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 63
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £64,600 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4388 3860 4442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.59% 72.52% 71.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 2900 3789
Average salary £48,500 £45,600 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.35% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 22 £35,500 -31.73% 6
Newbury - 4 £32,500 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £47,500 - 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (35.09%) Test Scripting
2 19 (33.33%) QA
2 19 (33.33%) V-Model
3 16 (28.07%) Finance
4 15 (26.32%) Fault Management
5 14 (24.56%) Test Management
6 13 (22.81%) Selenium
6 13 (22.81%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (22.81%) Mainframe
7 11 (19.30%) COBOL
8 9 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.04%) Software Testing
9 8 (14.04%) LoadRunner
9 8 (14.04%) HP
9 8 (14.04%) C
10 7 (12.28%) Project Management
10 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
10 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
10 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.53%) Performance Management
11 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
11 6 (10.53%) BT
11 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
11 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
11 6 (10.53%) SQL
11 6 (10.53%) Internet
12 5 (8.77%) ISEB
12 5 (8.77%) Client/Server
12 5 (8.77%) Microsoft

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) Broadband
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Selenium
2 9 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (14.04%) LoadRunner
4 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.02%) TestNG
5 4 (7.02%) JUnit
6 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.75%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.75%) Hudson
7 1 (1.75%) Maven
7 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Billing
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Analyst
2 24 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Tester
4 8 (14.04%) Test Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) QA Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Programme Test Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Performance Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Internal Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.75%) J2EE
3 1 (1.75%) Struts
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) Struts2
3 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Mainframe
2 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.77%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.77%) Open Source
3 5 (8.77%) VSAM
4 4 (7.02%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Test Scripting
2 19 (33.33%) V-Model
3 15 (26.32%) Fault Management
4 14 (24.56%) Test Management
5 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.04%) Software Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Project Management
7 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.53%) Performance Management
8 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
9 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.02%) TDD
10 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.02%) CRM
10 4 (7.02%) ITIL
10 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) COBOL
2 8 (14.04%) C
3 6 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.77%) ISEB
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.02%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) HP
2 6 (10.53%) BT
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) IBM
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