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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 91 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 12 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.97% 0.20% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.24% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 17
Average salary £45,000 £36,625 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.86% -26.01%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1012 824 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 81.81% 84.43% 76.52%
Number of salaries quoted 843 678 845
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -4 8 £45,000 +22.86%
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) ERP
4 4 (30.77%) Benchmarking
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) Blog
4 4 (30.77%) WATIR
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 4 (30.77%) Open Source
4 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) Gherkin
4 4 (30.77%) GitHub
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Handset
6 1 (7.69%) 3G
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Back Office
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (7.69%) 3GPP

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 3GPP
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) LTE
1 1 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 4 (30.77%) WATIR
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Leader
2 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Disaster Recovery Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blog
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) ERP
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Benchmarking
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA