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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 94 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.45% 0.97% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £36,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +22.86%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
943 1050 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 84.57% 84.88% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 827 878 693
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,458
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Chippenham - 3 £32,500 -
Swindon +7 2 £55,648 +23.66%
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 4 (36.36%) System Testing
3 4 (36.36%) JMeter
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) JUnit
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Splunk
4 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JUnit
1 4 (36.36%) JMeter
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) TestPartner
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Law
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 4 (36.36%) System Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Splunk
1 3 (27.27%) ArcSight