The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 116 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% 0.62% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.85% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 7
Average salary - £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1225 1294 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.48% 73.44% 68.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 1115 880
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
South East

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
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 30 July 2014. 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
Abingdon - 2 - -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) Retail
1 10 (66.67%) QA
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) TestDirector
4 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (33.33%) JIRA
4 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
4 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 3 (20.00%) ISEB
7 2 (13.33%) C
7 2 (13.33%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Finance

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
1 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Test Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center