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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 128 118 135
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.40% 0.73% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.92% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 1
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
1813 1747 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.19% 80.06% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1339 1407
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -15 9 £30,000 -35.13% 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 16 (69.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (65.22%) Test Scripting
4 12 (52.17%) Test Management
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (34.78%) JIRA
7 8 (34.78%) QA
7 8 (34.78%) ISEB
7 8 (34.78%) Project Management
7 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
8 7 (30.43%) System Testing
9 6 (26.09%) HP
10 5 (21.74%) Degree
10 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Retail
11 4 (17.39%) B2C
11 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
11 4 (17.39%) Automotive
11 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
12 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
12 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
12 3 (13.04%) CRM
12 3 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (13.04%) Banking
12 3 (13.04%) PACS
12 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
12 3 (13.04%) V-Model

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Automotive
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Test Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.04%) QA Manager
4 2 (8.70%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Testing Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) WCF
1 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) PACS
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (65.22%) Test Scripting
3 12 (52.17%) Test Management
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Project Management
5 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
6 7 (30.43%) System Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
8 4 (17.39%) B2C
8 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
9 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
9 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
9 3 (13.04%) CRM
9 3 (13.04%) V-Model
9 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
9 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
10 2 (8.70%) Release Management
10 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Validation
10 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISEB
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) HL7
2 3 (13.04%) DICOM
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
4 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.70%) BEA
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Computacenter
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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