The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.26% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Test Strategy
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 538 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 76.38% 87.34% 76.99%
Number of salaries quoted 504 456 390
Average salary £35,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Dorset region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Dorset

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Dorset

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bournemouth - 1 £57,500 - 1
Poole - 1 £37,500 -
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) ERP
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
3 4 (57.14%) Blog
3 4 (57.14%) WATIR
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
3 4 (57.14%) GitHub
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) WATIR
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blog
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Epicor
1 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
1 1 (14.29%) Sage