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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 125 135 124
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.58% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.69% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 7
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +59.42%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +5.61%
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
1595 1894 1989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.86% 83.88% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 1379 1388
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 27 June 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 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%) ISTQB
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Finance
4 10 (41.67%) Banking
4 10 (41.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (33.33%) Project Management
5 8 (33.33%) Games
5 8 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) Retail
5 8 (33.33%) Logistics
5 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (33.33%) Business Development
5 8 (33.33%) Selenium
5 8 (33.33%) Test Management
5 8 (33.33%) Kanban
5 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 8 (33.33%) Coaching
5 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 7 (29.17%) QA
7 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (25.00%) BDD
8 5 (20.83%) Mockito
8 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
8 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
8 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) JUnit
8 5 (20.83%) Eclipse

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Mockito
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
4 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Games
3 8 (33.33%) Retail
3 8 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Automation Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Security Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Web Automation Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Web Tester
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
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Business Development
2 8 (33.33%) Coaching
2 8 (33.33%) Kanban
2 8 (33.33%) Logistics
2 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) Test Management
3 6 (25.00%) BDD
3 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
4 5 (20.83%) OO
4 5 (20.83%) OOP
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.50%) SDLC
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 10 (41.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Borland
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
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