The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 88 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.60% 0.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Test Strategy
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
827 842 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 83.12% 87.89% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 669 731 686
Average salary £39,000 £44,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Wiltshire region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +7 5 £55,000 +83.33%
Chippenham - 1 £32,000 -
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (54.55%) Project Management
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) Law
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) V-Model
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (27.27%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) TestPartner
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Law
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Test Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
2 3 (27.27%) V-Model
2 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
2 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Splunk
1 3 (27.27%) ArcSight