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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 66 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.21% 1.29% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.54% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Median salary £43,000 £31,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.70% -48.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
383 648 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 80.13% 83.61% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 349 476 472
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset 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 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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bournemouth +11 1 £43,000 +38.70%
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) FogBugz
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) FogBugz
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business IT Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Test
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA