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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 61 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.38% 1.14% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.36% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £55,648 £45,000 £36,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.66% +22.86%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
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
455 590 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 85.37% 84.17% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 405 467 386
Average salary £46,377 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Law
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Splunk
2 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) TestPartner
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) TestPartner
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) AWS Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Splunk
1 3 (42.86%) ArcSight