Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 67 29
Rank change year-on-year +12 -38 +31
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 9 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.98% 1.13% 7.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.36% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 74
Swindon median annual salary £52,500 £53,223 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.36% +9.74% +7.78%
10th Percentile £47,500 £49,098 £43,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,998 £59,041
Wiltshire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £47,304
% change year-on-year +33.33% -20.73% +5.12%

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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 621 662 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 87.71% 83.27% 89.53%
Number of salaries quoted 506 533 846
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £62,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +0.63%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Swindon

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 13 (92.86%) Software Testing
2 12 (85.71%) Functional Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 7 (50.00%) Selenium
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Runbook
6 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
6 6 (42.86%) Banking
6 6 (42.86%) Cognizant
6 6 (42.86%) LoadRunner
6 6 (42.86%) JMeter
6 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (28.57%) QA
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) Microservices
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Coaching
7 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
8 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
8 3 (21.43%) JIRA
9 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (14.29%) SDLC

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
1 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 6 (42.86%) JMeter
2 6 (42.86%) LoadRunner
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) GitLab
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Team Leader
1 8 (57.14%) Test Team Leader
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Banking Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Functional Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Functional Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Testing
2 12 (85.71%) Functional Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
6 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Runbook
6 6 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Testing
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) Coaching
7 4 (28.57%) Microservices
7 4 (28.57%) Software Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 2 (14.29%) SDLC
9 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cognizant
2 1 (7.14%) Google