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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 108 141 143
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.67% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 9
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £37,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
1385 2081 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.23% 84.66% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1676 1360
Median salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 8 December 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Scrum
2 21 (61.76%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (55.88%) Cucumber
3 19 (55.88%) BDD
3 19 (55.88%) Ruby
4 18 (52.94%) SMTP
5 17 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 15 (44.12%) Gherkin
6 15 (44.12%) Mockito
6 15 (44.12%) Data Loss Prevention
6 15 (44.12%) Eclipse
6 15 (44.12%) JUnit
6 15 (44.12%) OOP
6 15 (44.12%) OO
6 15 (44.12%) TDD
7 12 (35.29%) Selenium
8 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (17.65%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
8 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 6 (17.65%) QA
8 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (17.65%) Release Management
8 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server

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 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) IBM Domino
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) SMTP
2 6 (17.65%) Internet
3 5 (14.71%) Wireshark
4 3 (8.82%) IMAP
4 3 (8.82%) NAS
4 3 (8.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Cucumber
2 15 (44.12%) Eclipse
2 15 (44.12%) JUnit
2 15 (44.12%) Mockito
3 12 (35.29%) Selenium
4 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
5 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 4 (11.76%) WebLOAD
6 3 (8.82%) AQtime
6 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Tester
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Tester
2 15 (44.12%) Automation Tester
2 15 (44.12%) Java Automation Tester
2 15 (44.12%) Security Tester
2 15 (44.12%) Web Automation Tester
2 15 (44.12%) Web Tester
3 7 (20.59%) Test Leader
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Head of QA
5 4 (11.76%) QA Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Head of Mobile
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Test Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Performance Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Gherkin
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) RESTful
3 4 (11.76%) SOAP
4 3 (8.82%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
1 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Scrum
3 19 (55.88%) BDD
4 17 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 15 (44.12%) Data Loss Prevention
5 15 (44.12%) OO
5 15 (44.12%) OOP
5 15 (44.12%) TDD
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Engineering
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (17.65%) Release Management
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.76%) People Management
8 3 (8.82%) Defect Management
8 3 (8.82%) QA Automation
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) Ruby
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.76%) Groovy
6 3 (8.82%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) HP
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.65%) SAP
1 6 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (8.82%) IBM
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