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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 104 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 19 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.20% 1.08% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.30% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 6
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.72%
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
1314 1852 1629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.22% 83.61% 81.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1510 1212
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +27 15 £60,000 +60.00%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
3 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (42.42%) QA
4 12 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 12 (36.36%) Test Management
5 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 9 (27.27%) QA Automation
6 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Scrum
7 8 (24.24%) TDD
7 8 (24.24%) Selenium
7 8 (24.24%) BDD
8 7 (21.21%) Defect Management
8 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 6 (18.18%) ISEB
9 6 (18.18%) Migration
9 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 6 (18.18%) Degree
9 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
9 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
10 5 (15.15%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Mobile App

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Test Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) QA Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Test Leader
4 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (6.06%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
3 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 12 (36.36%) Test Management
5 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 9 (27.27%) QA Automation
6 9 (27.27%) Scrum
6 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) BDD
7 8 (24.24%) TDD
8 7 (21.21%) Defect Management
8 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
9 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Migration
10 5 (15.15%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.15%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) SAP