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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 122 112 135
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.63% 0.92% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.16% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 1
Average salary £44,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
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
1766 1816 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.05% 79.13% 79.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1387 1418
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -17 9 £32,000 -9.85% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £50,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 16 (64.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (56.00%) Test Management
3 14 (56.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (44.00%) ISEB
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) QA
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Project Management
7 7 (28.00%) JIRA
7 7 (28.00%) System Testing
8 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.00%) HP
9 4 (16.00%) B2C
9 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (16.00%) Automotive
9 4 (16.00%) Retail
9 4 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
10 3 (12.00%) V-Model
10 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (12.00%) Coaching
10 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (12.00%) Banking
10 3 (12.00%) PACS
10 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Automotive
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Test Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (12.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Testing Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Automated Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) WCF
1 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) PACS
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (56.00%) Test Management
2 14 (56.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Project Management
5 7 (28.00%) System Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.00%) B2C
8 3 (12.00%) CRM
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) V-Model
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Coaching
9 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) HL7
2 3 (12.00%) DICOM
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) BEA
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
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