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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 121 133 124
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 19 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 7
Average salary £41,250 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.81% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £43,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,025 £49,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1823 1672 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.05% 71.70% 76.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1287 1371
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (56.82%) ISEB
1 25 (56.82%) ISTQB
2 22 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (43.18%) HP
4 18 (40.91%) QA
5 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
6 15 (34.09%) Software Testing
6 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
6 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
6 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (31.82%) Integration Testing
7 14 (31.82%) ITIL
7 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (31.82%) Risk Management
7 14 (31.82%) Programme Management
8 13 (29.55%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (29.55%) Selenium
9 12 (27.27%) C
10 11 (25.00%) Finance
11 10 (22.73%) LoadRunner
12 8 (18.18%) SQL
13 7 (15.91%) Test Management
14 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
14 4 (9.09%) Linux
14 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
14 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
14 4 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
15 3 (6.82%) Windows
15 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
15 3 (6.82%) Client/Server

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) QuickTest Pro
1 13 (29.55%) Selenium
2 10 (22.73%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.27%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Games
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Test Manager
2 14 (31.82%) Programme Manager
2 14 (31.82%) Programme Test Manager
3 13 (29.55%) Test Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Tester
4 7 (15.91%) Performance Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) QA Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Performance Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) LAMP
2 2 (4.55%) Symfony
2 2 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (4.55%) CakePHP
2 2 (4.55%) jQuery
2 2 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 15 (34.09%) Software Testing
2 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (31.82%) Programme Management
3 14 (31.82%) Risk Management
3 14 (31.82%) Integration Testing
3 14 (31.82%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) Test Management
5 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) OO
6 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.27%) TDD
7 1 (2.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.27%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) C
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) Python
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) PHP
3 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
4 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) ISEB
1 25 (56.82%) ISTQB
2 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
3 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Terminal Server
1 1 (2.27%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 22 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) HP
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Facebook
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) Veritas
4 1 (2.27%) Zend
Reading, Berkshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago