The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 102 108 106
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.92% 0.91% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.05% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 11
Median salary £36,000 £27,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.90% -37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1235 1233 1234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.28% 86.47% 88.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 1045 989
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Oxfordshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Oxfordshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Oxford +3 8 £36,000 +44.00%
Witney - 4 £35,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) ISEB
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
3 10 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) System Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (55.56%) Functional Testing
3 10 (55.56%) User Stories
3 10 (55.56%) Gherkin
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Presales
6 2 (11.11%) Power BI
6 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.11%) CIMA
6 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Back Office
6 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) ACCA
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Back Office
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Senior Tester
1 10 (55.56%) Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (55.56%) System Testing
2 10 (55.56%) User Stories
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISEB
1 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ACCA
2 2 (11.11%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
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