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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South East / Berkshire
Rank 128 210 188
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 53 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 0.31% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.36% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 28
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £44,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £71,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
2962 4490 4683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.53% 86.86% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2306 3652 3421
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +52 23 £37,000 -26.00%
Newbury - 5 £42,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £65,000 -
Slough - 1 £40,000 - 2
Windsor - 1 £70,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 52 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) HP
2 37 (38.14%) Test Scripting
3 29 (29.90%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (29.90%) Java
4 28 (28.87%) SAP
4 28 (28.87%) Selenium
5 25 (25.77%) QA
6 24 (24.74%) JMeter
7 22 (22.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (22.68%) Oracle
7 22 (22.68%) SQL
8 21 (21.65%) Web Services
8 21 (21.65%) Finance
8 21 (21.65%) Performance Testing
8 21 (21.65%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (20.62%) Test Management
9 20 (20.62%) Scrum
10 19 (19.59%) ISTQB
11 18 (18.56%) Degree
11 18 (18.56%) Automated Testing
11 18 (18.56%) Automation Testing
12 16 (16.49%) Mentoring
12 16 (16.49%) Release Management
12 16 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (16.49%) Waterfall
13 15 (15.46%) WebDriver
13 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
13 15 (15.46%) SOA
13 15 (15.46%) C#

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 7 (7.22%) IIS
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.09%) IBM Domino
3 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SAP CO
1 3 (3.09%) SAP FI
1 3 (3.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.03%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.03%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.06%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.03%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) SMTP
2 5 (5.15%) Internet
3 4 (4.12%) HTTP
4 3 (3.09%) 3G
4 3 (3.09%) 4G
4 3 (3.09%) IMAP
4 3 (3.09%) MPLS
4 3 (3.09%) MVNO
4 3 (3.09%) NAS
4 3 (3.09%) SAN
4 3 (3.09%) VoLTE
4 3 (3.09%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.06%) InfluxDB
3 2 (2.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (28.87%) Selenium
2 24 (24.74%) JMeter
3 16 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (15.46%) WebDriver
5 10 (10.31%) Gatling
6 8 (8.25%) LoadRunner
6 8 (8.25%) Rational Performance Tester
7 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
7 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
7 7 (7.22%) JUnit
8 5 (5.15%) Mockito
8 5 (5.15%) WebLOAD
9 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.12%) NUnit
9 4 (4.12%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (4.12%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.09%) AQtime
10 3 (3.09%) JIRA
11 2 (2.06%) TestNG
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.12%) Automotive
4 2 (2.06%) Electronics
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Architect
2 19 (19.59%) Test Manager
3 18 (18.56%) Tester
4 15 (15.46%) Automation Tester
5 14 (14.43%) Test Engineer
6 12 (12.37%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (11.34%) QA Automation Engineer
7 11 (11.34%) QA Engineer
7 11 (11.34%) Test Leader
8 10 (10.31%) SAP Manager
8 10 (10.31%) SAP Test Manager
9 8 (8.25%) Analyst
9 8 (8.25%) QA Automation Tester
9 8 (8.25%) QA Tester
9 8 (8.25%) Test Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Test Architect
11 5 (5.15%) Agile Tester
11 5 (5.15%) Performance Architect
11 5 (5.15%) Security Tester
11 5 (5.15%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) Web Services
2 10 (10.31%) .NET
3 6 (6.19%) HTML
3 6 (6.19%) SOAP
4 5 (5.15%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.12%) Ajax
5 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.12%) JMX
5 4 (4.12%) REST
5 4 (4.12%) XML
6 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (3.09%) MAPI
7 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.06%) JSON
7 2 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.06%) RESTful
7 2 (2.06%) WCF
7 2 (2.06%) XSD
7 2 (2.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.90%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
3 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.09%) Unix
4 2 (2.06%) Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) Test Scripting
3 22 (22.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (21.65%) Performance Testing
5 20 (20.62%) Scrum
5 20 (20.62%) Test Management
6 18 (18.56%) Automated Testing
6 18 (18.56%) Automation Testing
7 16 (16.49%) Mentoring
7 16 (16.49%) Release Management
7 16 (16.49%) Waterfall
8 15 (15.46%) SOA
9 12 (12.37%) Functional Testing
10 11 (11.34%) ArchiMate
10 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (11.34%) Data Modelling
10 11 (11.34%) Process Management
10 11 (11.34%) Security Testing
10 11 (11.34%) UML
11 10 (10.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.90%) Java
2 22 (22.68%) SQL
3 15 (15.46%) C#
4 7 (7.22%) C++
4 7 (7.22%) Ruby
5 6 (6.19%) Python
6 4 (4.12%) C
6 4 (4.12%) Groovy
7 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) ISTQB
2 18 (18.56%) Degree
3 13 (13.40%) ISEB
4 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.03%) AAT
6 1 (1.03%) HND
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.77%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) COSO
2 2 (2.06%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.15%) VMware ESX
1 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (21.65%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (10.31%) Perfmon
3 7 (7.22%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (2.06%) Grafana
4 2 (2.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (38.14%) HP
2 28 (28.87%) SAP
3 22 (22.68%) Oracle
4 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.34%) IBM
6 8 (8.25%) SOASTA, Inc
7 6 (6.19%) Riverbed
8 5 (5.15%) VMware
9 3 (3.09%) BroadSoft
9 3 (3.09%) Ericsson
9 3 (3.09%) Informatica
10 2 (2.06%) Concur
11 1 (1.03%) Workday
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