The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 129 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.19% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £38,969
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1611 1449 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.16% 73.85% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1203 1238 1184
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
South East

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
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 30 July 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
Beaconsfield - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £45,000 - 3
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
3 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
3 11 (42.31%) Finance
4 10 (38.46%) Logistics
4 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 8 (30.77%) Military
5 8 (30.77%) Retail
5 8 (30.77%) JIRA
5 8 (30.77%) QA
5 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 8 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (30.77%) Back Office
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) MS Office
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) SSADM
5 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) Load Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Selenium
7 5 (19.23%) Test Management
7 5 (19.23%) CRM
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
1 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Military
2 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 8 (30.77%) Back Office
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Test Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
2 10 (38.46%) Logistics
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 8 (30.77%) SSADM
4 6 (23.08%) Load Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Test Management
5 5 (19.23%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Workflow
7 3 (11.54%) User Stories
8 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
9 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
People Source
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
High Wycombe
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £42,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago