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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 110 126 117
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.36% 0.53% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.65% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 19
Median salary £46,500 £44,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.08% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
1443 1857 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 86.36% 82.20% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1135 1385 1501
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 2 May 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 2 May 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 4 £38,000 +3.40% 2
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 12 (70.59%) ISEB
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) ISTQB
2 9 (52.94%) Test Management
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
5 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (29.41%) Open Source
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 5 (29.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
7 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
8 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
3 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Test Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Programme Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Programme Test Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Programme Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Manual Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Web Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Web Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Test Management
3 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
5 5 (29.41%) Open Source
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
7 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) ISEB
1 12 (70.59%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Relocation Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago