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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 130 139 130
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.65% 0.47% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.60% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 1
Average salary £48,250 £56,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.22% +54.10%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Test Strategy
Berkshire

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
2062 2003 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.43% 78.64% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1510 1281
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 26 (89.66%) ISEB
2 24 (82.76%) ISTQB
3 21 (72.41%) HP
4 20 (68.97%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (65.52%) Finance
5 19 (65.52%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (51.72%) Test Management
7 10 (34.48%) Test Planning
8 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
8 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
9 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
9 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
9 7 (24.14%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
10 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
11 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
11 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
11 5 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
12 4 (13.79%) Selenium
12 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
12 4 (13.79%) Banking
12 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
13 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
13 3 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
13 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (10.34%) IBM

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
1 14 (48.28%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Test Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Junior
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Audit Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Internal Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Test Management
2 10 (34.48%) Test Planning
3 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
3 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
4 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
8 3 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Line Management
9 1 (3.45%) Scrum
9 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) Python
1 1 (3.45%) Ruby
1 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) ISEB
2 24 (82.76%) ISTQB
3 7 (24.14%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.90%) ACCA
5 2 (6.90%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (68.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £4500.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago