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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 48 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.88% 0.62% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 0.71% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Median salary £53,223 £55,648 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.35% +23.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
343 424 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 80.71% 87.78% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 276 382 504
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of job ads across the Swindon region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Back Office
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Banking

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 5 (62.50%) Back Office
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Resource Allocation
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA