Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 69 74
Rank change year-on-year +22 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.46% 2.73% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.91% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 1
Bath median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% -15.09%
10th Percentile £33,850 £31,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £48,450 £52,500 £47,500
Somerset median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% -15.09%

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 382 790 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 93.17% 93.71% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 334 606 571
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £68,125 £57,500
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Bath over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) Sonata
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Wealth Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) API Testing
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) V-Model
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Cognizant
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) 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 (50.00%) Sonata
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (33.33%) API Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Service Design
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) V-Model
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Cognizant