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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 71 61 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.20% 0.50% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.60% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £22,500 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.35% +32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
363 334 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 73.78% 82.67% 91.36%
Number of salaries quoted 263 272 155
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Mule
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Green Hat
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (33.33%) Mule
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Green Hat
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica