The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 69 78
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 15 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.88% 2.84% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 3.26% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 7
Median salary £50,990 £44,134 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.53% +0.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year - -3.95%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 708 951 1016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 88.50% 87.01% 89.52%
Number of salaries quoted 607 862 824
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,194 £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 Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Wiltshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Wiltshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Swindon +3 14 £50,990 +9.02%
Chippenham +10 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Test Strategy
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 13 (59.09%) UML
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Banking
3 11 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (50.00%) WCF
3 11 (50.00%) SOA
3 11 (50.00%) SOAP
3 11 (50.00%) REST
3 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (40.91%) Data Modelling
4 9 (40.91%) Use Case
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) QA
5 8 (36.36%) Middleware
6 7 (31.82%) Software AG
6 7 (31.82%) WSDL
6 7 (31.82%) IBM
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) SAP
6 7 (31.82%) Unisys
6 7 (31.82%) OO
6 7 (31.82%) BPEL
6 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
6 7 (31.82%) Workflow
6 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
6 7 (31.82%) Business Process Modelling
6 7 (31.82%) Data Quality
6 7 (31.82%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (31.82%) BPMN
6 7 (31.82%) DataPower

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LTE
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) Appium
4 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (9.09%) Calabash
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) Gatling
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) The Grinder
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
1 11 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Middleware Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Digital Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Digital Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior QA Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) REST
1 11 (50.00%) SOAP
1 11 (50.00%) WCF
2 8 (36.36%) Middleware
3 7 (31.82%) WSDL
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (18.18%) Ext JS
4 4 (18.18%) Node.js
4 4 (18.18%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) DataPower
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
1 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) UML
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (50.00%) SOA
3 11 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (40.91%) Data Modelling
4 9 (40.91%) Use Case
5 7 (31.82%) BPEL
5 7 (31.82%) BPMN
5 7 (31.82%) Business Process Modelling
5 7 (31.82%) OO
5 7 (31.82%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (31.82%) Workflow
6 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) MVC
8 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 7 (31.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) IBM
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
1 7 (31.82%) SAP
1 7 (31.82%) Software AG
1 7 (31.82%) Unisys
2 4 (18.18%) Sencha
3 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago