The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 63 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.68% 1.25% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.53% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
Test Strategy
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 391 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 90.34% 81.29% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 408 357 442
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Swindon region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Swindon

Test Strategy
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) V-Model
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (60.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) V-Model
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA