The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 123 135 131
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 0.67% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.80% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 3
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Test Strategy
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1585 1866 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.50% 83.90% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1364 1310
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Reading

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) ISTQB
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) BDD
3 11 (45.83%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (45.83%) Automation Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 10 (41.67%) Ruby
4 10 (41.67%) SMTP
5 9 (37.50%) Eclipse
5 9 (37.50%) JUnit
5 9 (37.50%) OOP
5 9 (37.50%) OO
5 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 9 (37.50%) Mockito
5 9 (37.50%) Gherkin
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) QA
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Selenium
8 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (20.83%) Banking
9 4 (16.67%) Retail
9 4 (16.67%) Logistics
9 4 (16.67%) Business Development
9 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (16.67%) Games

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) SMTP
2 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.17%) IMAP
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 9 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 9 (37.50%) JUnit
2 9 (37.50%) Mockito
3 6 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) AQtime
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) WebLOAD
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Games
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Tester
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Tester
2 9 (37.50%) Automation Tester
2 9 (37.50%) Java Automation Tester
2 9 (37.50%) Security Tester
2 9 (37.50%) Web Automation Tester
2 9 (37.50%) Web Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) MAPI
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Automation Testing
2 11 (45.83%) BDD
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 9 (37.50%) OO
3 9 (37.50%) OOP
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.67%) Business Development
5 4 (16.67%) Coaching
5 4 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 4 (16.67%) Kanban
5 4 (16.67%) Logistics
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
6 3 (12.50%) Wealth Management
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Ruby
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Borland
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
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