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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.38% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
631 439 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 80.38% 82.67% 71.13%
Number of salaries quoted 561 358 295
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Poole - 2 £37,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £57,500 -
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Epicor
3 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Epicor
1 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (25.00%) Sage