The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 65 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.23% 0.55% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.64% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £22,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Test Strategy
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
331 314 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 75.57% 86.03% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 241 261 158
Average salary £36,750 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Bournemouth region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Test Strategy
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Mule

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica