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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 97 114 115
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.07% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.66% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 8
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% -18.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
1266 1373 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.67% 82.22% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1046 1217 1187
Average salary £45,000 £44,662 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.75% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
Banbury - 3 - -
Oxford - 2 £36,250 -
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 18 (78.26%) Test Management
2 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Degree
3 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Coverity
4 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Nessus
4 9 (39.13%) Nmap
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) QA
6 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) HP
7 6 (26.09%) C#
7 6 (26.09%) VBScript
7 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
7 6 (26.09%) Cyber Security
8 5 (21.74%) Line Management
8 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
9 4 (17.39%) Use Case
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (17.39%) VB
9 4 (17.39%) Java

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Test Manager
2 9 (39.13%) Product Manager
2 9 (39.13%) Security Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Testing Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
6 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Product Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Testing Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Test Management
2 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 6 (26.09%) Cyber Security
7 5 (21.74%) Line Management
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
7 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 4 (17.39%) TDD
8 4 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 4 (17.39%) Use Case
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
9 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
10 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
11 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C#
1 6 (26.09%) VBScript
2 4 (17.39%) VB
2 4 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Nessus
1 9 (39.13%) Nmap
2 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Coverity
2 7 (30.43%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexi-Time + Enterprise Projects
Posted: 20 days ago