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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 61 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.88% 0.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £57,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +6.50%
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
498 402 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 87.83% 86.45% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 400 359 395
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,550
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 25 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) V-Model
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) TestPartner
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (42.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) TestPartner
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA