The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 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 Bridgend region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 17 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.61% 7.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 11.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £28,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
51 43 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 82.26% 67.19% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 10
Average salary £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Test Strategy
South Wales

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Bridgend

Test Strategy
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA