The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 100 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 28 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.70% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 2
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £42,500 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,750 £42,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Test Strategy
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1418 1230 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.25% 87.30% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1035 1060
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Oxford -6 10 £42,500 -
Abingdon - 7 - -
Banbury - 2 £65,000 -
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 35 (62.50%) Test Management
2 27 (48.21%) QA
3 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.93%) Security Testing
5 17 (30.36%) Coverity
5 17 (30.36%) Nmap
5 17 (30.36%) Nessus
6 16 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 16 (28.57%) Finance
6 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
7 15 (26.79%) Coaching
7 15 (26.79%) Degree
8 14 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 12 (21.43%) Data Mining
9 12 (21.43%) Trend Analysis
10 11 (19.64%) Line Management
10 11 (19.64%) Sophos
11 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
11 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (16.07%) Network Security
12 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
12 9 (16.07%) Ethical Hacking
13 8 (14.29%) JIRA
13 8 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (14.29%) Automated Testing
13 8 (14.29%) ISEB
13 8 (14.29%) JavaScript

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (10.71%) Node.js
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.36%) Selenium
4 2 (3.57%) QARun
4 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.57%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.79%) Rational Robot
5 1 (1.79%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Architect
1 13 (23.21%) Security Manager
2 12 (21.43%) Testing Manager
3 11 (19.64%) Product Manager
3 11 (19.64%) Security Product Manager
3 11 (19.64%) Test Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 6 (10.71%) Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Software Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Web Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Web Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Web Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Web Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Web Applications Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Tester
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
1 6 (10.71%) Backbone.js
1 6 (10.71%) CSS
1 6 (10.71%) CSS3
1 6 (10.71%) Ember.js
1 6 (10.71%) HTML
1 6 (10.71%) HTML5
1 6 (10.71%) React
2 2 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Test Management
2 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Security Testing
4 16 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 15 (26.79%) Coaching
5 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
6 14 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (21.43%) Trend Analysis
8 11 (19.64%) Line Management
9 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
10 9 (16.07%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 8 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (12.50%) Performance Management
12 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
13 6 (10.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) C#
2 7 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) C++
3 5 (8.93%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) VBScript
5 2 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.79%) Degree
3 14 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) ISEB
5 7 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 6 (10.71%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (48.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) Nessus
1 17 (30.36%) Nmap
2 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.57%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Coverity
2 11 (19.64%) Sophos
3 7 (12.50%) HP
4 5 (8.93%) Cadence
5 2 (3.57%) Qualys