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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 66 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.96% 0.32% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.37% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 5
Average salary £45,000 £36,625 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.86% +3.16%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
595 542 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 81.62% 86.58% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 469 432 359
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,525 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Swindon

Test Strategy
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Handset
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
4 1 (12.50%) 3G
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) LTE
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
1 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Disaster Recovery Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Handset
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree