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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 119 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.47% 0.050% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.064% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £48,750 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
1648 1560 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.81% 78.75% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1236 1398
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 - 5 £43,500 -
Milton Keynes +3 2 £52,500 +59.09%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) ISEB
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) QA
3 9 (60.00%) Test Management
4 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
4 7 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Selenium
7 4 (26.67%) HP
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
9 2 (13.33%) Banking
9 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) Data Management
9 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (13.33%) Logistics
9 2 (13.33%) Quality Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) MSTest
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Automated Test Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Programme Test Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Programme Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Test Management
2 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) B2C
7 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (13.33%) Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) Logistics
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) HP
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
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