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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 106 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 28 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.26% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 0
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
1782 1611 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.98% 79.20% 77.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1441 1202 1181
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
High Wycombe +9 13 £53,500 +18.88%
Milton Keynes -3 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Aylesbury - 3 £30,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (84.21%) Finance
2 23 (60.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (57.89%) Test Scripting
4 19 (50.00%) QA
4 19 (50.00%) Test Management
5 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
5 15 (39.47%) JIRA
6 14 (36.84%) Software Testing
6 14 (36.84%) SDLC
7 13 (34.21%) System Testing
8 12 (31.58%) HP UFT
9 11 (28.95%) HP
9 11 (28.95%) ISEB
9 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.68%) Performance Testing
10 9 (23.68%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
12 6 (15.79%) Business Transformation
12 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
12 6 (15.79%) Degree
12 6 (15.79%) Migration
12 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (10.53%) Release Management
13 4 (10.53%) Project Management
13 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
13 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (7.89%) Line Management
14 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
14 3 (7.89%) V-Model
14 3 (7.89%) SCCM

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) JIRA
2 12 (31.58%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (84.21%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Automotive
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Test Manager
2 14 (36.84%) Analyst
3 12 (31.58%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Environment Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) QA Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) WCF
2 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (57.89%) Test Scripting
3 19 (50.00%) Test Management
4 14 (36.84%) SDLC
4 14 (36.84%) Software Testing
5 13 (34.21%) System Testing
6 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.68%) Performance Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.79%) Business Transformation
9 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
9 6 (15.79%) Migration
9 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.53%) Project Management
10 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.53%) Release Management
11 3 (7.89%) V-Model
11 3 (7.89%) B2C
11 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C#
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) ISEB
2 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) BEA
3 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.26%) F5
4 2 (5.26%) McAfee
4 2 (5.26%) Computacenter
4 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
Buckinghamshire
@ITS
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 - £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago