Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 59 72
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.89% 3.64% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 3.92% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 1
Bath median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% -15.09%
10th Percentile £36,625 £31,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £49,875 £55,500 £47,500
Somerset median annual salary £70,000 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +86.67% +33.93% -47.17%

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 526 739 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 93.26% 92.84% 91.24%
Number of salaries quoted 476 557 505
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,197 £27,500 £29,550
90th Percentile £59,375 £68,750 £58,750
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.07% +1.27% +9.72%

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 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Bath

For the 6 months to 20 June 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%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) SAP