Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 83 72
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.06% 0.82% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.86% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 2
Bath median annual salary £38,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £33,400 £46,625 £38,000
90th Percentile £39,000 £52,500 £59,000
Somerset median annual salary £38,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -24.00% +42.86% +3.70%

Test Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bath
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 435 696 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 92.16% 94.82% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 352 621 487
Bath median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,150
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £60,000
Somerset median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +6.67%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Bath

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Bath

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Sonata
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) QA

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Sonata
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Cognizant