Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 56 62
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 1.85% 2.44% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.76% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 18
Newbury median annual salary £52,500 £30,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -52.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £47,500 £27,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +25.71%

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 Newbury with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newbury
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 542 398 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 90.94% 88.25% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 451 350 480
Newbury median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,375 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Newbury

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Newbury

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Newbury over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Newbury

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
5 5 (45.45%) JMeter
5 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) QA
6 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) Coaching
7 3 (27.27%) Microservices
7 3 (27.27%) BDD
7 3 (27.27%) Big Data
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Python
8 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 2 (18.18%) JIRA
8 2 (18.18%) Line Management
8 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 3 (27.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
3 5 (45.45%) JMeter
3 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Team Leader
1 7 (63.64%) Test Team Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) Coaching
6 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Line Management
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA