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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 63 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.52% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 4
Median salary £52,750 £70,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.64% +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £58,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,550 £72,000 £79,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
595 733 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.15% 88.96% 84.49%
Number of salaries quoted 519 674 656
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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
Luton -6 6 £55,000 - 1
Bedford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

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

1 18 (75.00%) BDD
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 15 (62.50%) C#
5 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
6 13 (54.17%) RESTful
7 12 (50.00%) SpecFlow
7 12 (50.00%) Waterfall
7 12 (50.00%) Scrum
8 11 (45.83%) Agile Testing
9 10 (41.67%) Project Management
9 10 (41.67%) SDLC
10 9 (37.50%) API Testing
10 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
10 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
11 8 (33.33%) MVC
11 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 8 (33.33%) .NET
11 8 (33.33%) HP UFT
11 8 (33.33%) HP
11 8 (33.33%) Web Development
11 8 (33.33%) JIRA
11 8 (33.33%) Ruby
11 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
11 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
11 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (33.33%) Software Delivery

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 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 8 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 8 (33.33%) JIRA
2 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Tester
2 12 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 3 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Tester
5 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) RESTful
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) FMCG
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) BDD
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 12 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 11 (45.83%) Agile Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Project Management
6 10 (41.67%) SDLC
7 9 (37.50%) API Testing
7 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
7 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
8 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 8 (33.33%) MVC
8 8 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Software Delivery
8 8 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (33.33%) Web Development
9 6 (25.00%) Coaching
9 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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Salary: Highly Competitive
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