The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 44 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 0.43% 2.01% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 2.56% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £57,500 £42,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.90% -23.63%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Test Strategy
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
213 117 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 91.81% 78.52% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 179 112 92
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Test Strategy
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA