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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 128 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% 1.12% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.33% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 14
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1786 2031 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.97% 84.48% 82.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1381 1400
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (53.33%) Finance
1 16 (53.33%) QA
2 14 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 10 (33.33%) SAP
4 10 (33.33%) ABAP
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) Project Management
5 9 (30.00%) Defect Management
6 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (26.67%) Banking
6 8 (26.67%) Test Management
7 7 (23.33%) Business Development
7 7 (23.33%) Selenium
7 7 (23.33%) Retail
7 7 (23.33%) Logistics
7 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
7 7 (23.33%) Games
7 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (23.33%) Coaching
8 5 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) Kanban
10 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Wealth Management
10 3 (10.00%) Java

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Games
3 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Test Manager
1 11 (36.67%) Tester
2 10 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 10 (33.33%) SAP Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (30.00%) Defect Management
1 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) Test Management
3 7 (23.33%) Business Development
3 7 (23.33%) Coaching
3 7 (23.33%) Logistics
3 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) Kanban
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.00%) People Management
6 3 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.33%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) ABAP
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (53.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Borland
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Motorola
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