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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 93 119 108
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 0.58% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.68% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 14
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,100 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £70,500 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
1167 1476 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 86.57% 85.27% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1235 1135
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +21 11 £35,000 +2.94%
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 13 (65.00%) QA
2 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) QA Automation
7 6 (30.00%) Line Management
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) Open Source
8 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Selenium
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) ISEB
10 3 (15.00%) Java
10 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (15.00%) JIRA
10 3 (15.00%) iPad
10 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Test Management
10 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
11 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
11 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
11 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization

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:

Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Finance Manager
6 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) UAT Lead
6 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (35.00%) QA Automation
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Line Management
6 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Test Management
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle