The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 58 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.21% 0.87% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.07% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Test Strategy
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
318 373 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 66.81% 80.91% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 196 292 266
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £26,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Newbury

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) GPRS
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SS7
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) ATDD
1 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA