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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 62 76 86
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.78% 0.16% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.19% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Median salary £85,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,250 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.77%
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
451 539 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 88.09% 87.36% 85.89%
Number of salaries quoted 404 406 617
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 - 2 £85,000 -
Weymouth -4 1 - -
Poole - 1 £62,500 -
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) Drools
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Symfony
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft