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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 59 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.17% 1.11% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.21% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Average salary £47,304 £57,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.73% +91.66%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
528 497 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 88.29% 91.87% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 479 414 388
Average salary £47,304 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.30% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £56,203
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) JMeter
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (10.00%) Degree

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Managing Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Business Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Continuity
1 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (10.00%) Splunk