The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 95 118
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 1.41% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.63% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 23
Median salary £43,750 £37,500 £51,400
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -27.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,400 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

Test Strategy is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1296 1285 2033
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.10% 86.01% 84.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1062 1571
Median salary £47,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Buckinghamshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Buckinghamshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Buckinghamshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -17 5 £51,250 +41.37% 1
Aylesbury - 2 £30,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 14 (87.50%) QA
1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Selenium
5 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 6 (37.50%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Open Source
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) iPad
6 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (31.25%) Line Management
6 5 (31.25%) QA Automation
7 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Use Case
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Time Management
8 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (6.25%) CISM
9 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Java Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) JIRA Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (6.25%) Information Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 5 (31.25%) Line Management
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) QA Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (12.50%) Use Case
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) CISM
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 20 hours ago