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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 67 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.72% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £85,000 £37,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+126.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
493 597 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 88.67% 89.64% 84.17%
Number of salaries quoted 395 484 429
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 £29,250 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,648
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 3 May 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 3 May 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 - 4 £85,000 -
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 7 (87.50%) LoadRunner
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (75.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 6 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (50.00%) SWIFT
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) nmon
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) YourKit
3 4 (50.00%) Dynatrace
3 4 (50.00%) Middleware
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) XML Messaging
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) JMS
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science

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 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) LoadRunner
2 6 (75.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (50.00%) YourKit
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Lead Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Tester
2 4 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 4 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 3 (37.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JMS
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) nmon
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Dynatrace
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle