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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 57 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.03% 0.51% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.58% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Median salary £52,861 £55,648 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +4.39%
Test Strategy
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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
413 515 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 84.80% 87.14% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 336 462 479
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) JMeter
5 2 (16.67%) Back Office
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Managing Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk