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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 124 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.73% 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
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
1842 1815 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.16% 80.45% 78.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1442 1374 1392
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 - 10 £55,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £48,000 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 £30,000 - 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 29 (82.86%) Finance
2 23 (65.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (62.86%) Test Scripting
4 21 (60.00%) Test Management
5 18 (51.43%) SDLC
5 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
6 17 (48.57%) JIRA
7 15 (42.86%) QA
7 15 (42.86%) System Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Software Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.86%) ISEB
9 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 7 (20.00%) HP
9 7 (20.00%) Degree
10 6 (17.14%) Project Management
10 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
12 4 (11.43%) B2C
12 4 (11.43%) Release Management
12 4 (11.43%) Retail
12 4 (11.43%) Automotive
13 3 (8.57%) SCCM
13 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
13 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
13 3 (8.57%) V-Model
13 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Summit
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (82.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Automotive
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Test Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) QA Manager
5 4 (11.43%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Test Environment Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Environment Manager
8 1 (2.86%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.86%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Testing Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) WCF
1 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (62.86%) Test Scripting
3 21 (60.00%) Test Management
4 18 (51.43%) SDLC
5 15 (42.86%) System Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Software Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Project Management
9 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
10 4 (11.43%) Release Management
10 4 (11.43%) B2C
11 3 (8.57%) Validation
11 3 (8.57%) Migration
11 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
11 3 (8.57%) V-Model
11 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ISEB
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) HL7
3 1 (2.86%) DICOM
3 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) BEA
3 3 (8.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.71%) F5
4 2 (5.71%) McAfee
4 2 (5.71%) Computacenter
4 2 (5.71%) EMC
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