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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 104 132 140
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.95% 0.63% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.77% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 4
Median salary £38,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.61% +10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +5.61%
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
1239 1944 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 84.00% 81.96% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 1524 1441
Median salary £44,998 £44,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.68% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +33 12 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) ISTQB
2 13 (59.09%) Test Management
3 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Defect Management
5 9 (40.91%) ISEB
6 8 (36.36%) Project Management
6 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
7 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
7 6 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
8 5 (22.73%) QA
8 5 (22.73%) Open Source
8 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) System Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
9 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (18.18%) Selenium
9 4 (18.18%) Facilities Management

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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
1 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Test Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Programme Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Programme Test Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Test Programme Manager
3 4 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) QA Manager
4 2 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Test Management
3 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (45.45%) Defect Management
4 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Project Management
5 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
6 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
6 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Open Source
8 4 (18.18%) BDD
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (18.18%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) ISTQB
2 9 (40.91%) ISEB
3 6 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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