The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 99 114 137
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.12% 1.26% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.53% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 2
Median salary £39,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £30,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Test Strategy
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1261 1895 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.91% 82.07% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1561 1304
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes +20 17 £39,000 +4.00%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 13 (54.17%) Test Management
3 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) ISEB
5 7 (29.17%) Defect Management
6 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Migration
6 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.83%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) System Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Selenium
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Facilities Management
8 4 (16.67%) BDD
8 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
1 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) QA Manager
4 2 (8.33%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Web Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CGI
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Test Management
3 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Defect Management
5 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) Project Management
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) BDD
8 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.67%) Facilities Management
8 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.67%) System Testing
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (29.17%) ISEB
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) IBM