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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 111 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.43% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
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
1644 1476 1428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.04% 78.26% 76.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 1208 1189
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 - 4 £45,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £42,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) QA
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) ISEB
3 6 (46.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Selenium
4 5 (38.46%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (23.08%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Logistics
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) MSTest
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Automated Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Logistics
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) B2C
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) HP