The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 70 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 15 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.75% 0.60% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 0.68% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 7
Median salary £57,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £56,000 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £72,100 £76,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Test Strategy
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
782 885 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.14% 88.59% 82.74%
Number of salaries quoted 687 787 720
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton -9 13 £57,500 +4.54%
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 32 (94.12%) BDD
2 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (70.59%) SpecFlow
4 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
5 21 (61.76%) Scrum
6 19 (55.88%) Agile Testing
6 19 (55.88%) Waterfall
7 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
7 18 (52.94%) Regression Testing
7 18 (52.94%) Project Management
7 18 (52.94%) SDLC
8 17 (50.00%) C#
9 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
9 16 (47.06%) .NET
10 15 (44.12%) HP UFT
10 15 (44.12%) HP
10 15 (44.12%) MVC
10 15 (44.12%) Ruby
10 15 (44.12%) RESTful
10 15 (44.12%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (44.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (44.12%) Web Development
10 15 (44.12%) JIRA
10 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (44.12%) Mobile App
11 14 (41.18%) Test Scripting
12 13 (38.24%) Functional Testing
12 13 (38.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 13 (38.24%) Virtual Environments
13 12 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) SpecFlow
2 15 (44.12%) HP UFT
2 15 (44.12%) JIRA
2 15 (44.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (14.71%) JMeter
4 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Tester
2 24 (70.59%) Automation Tester
3 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Developer in Test
5 3 (8.82%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
1 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (44.12%) RESTful
3 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Mobile App
2 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) BDD
2 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (61.76%) Scrum
4 19 (55.88%) Agile Testing
4 19 (55.88%) Waterfall
5 18 (52.94%) Project Management
5 18 (52.94%) Regression Testing
5 18 (52.94%) SDLC
5 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
6 15 (44.12%) MVC
6 15 (44.12%) Web Development
7 14 (41.18%) Test Scripting
8 13 (38.24%) Functional Testing
8 13 (38.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 13 (38.24%) Virtual Environments
9 12 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (35.29%) Software Delivery
10 11 (32.35%) E-Commerce
11 9 (26.47%) API Testing
11 9 (26.47%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) Ruby
3 5 (14.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) HP
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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