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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 54 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 21 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.12% 0.11% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 0.13% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 13
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
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
623 781 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.43% 87.07% 83.16%
Number of salaries quoted 539 702 787
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 - 18 £55,000 - 2
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (93.55%) BDD
2 24 (77.42%) SpecFlow
3 19 (61.29%) Waterfall
4 18 (58.06%) SDLC
5 17 (54.84%) Scrum
6 16 (51.61%) Regression Testing
6 16 (51.61%) E-Commerce
6 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
7 14 (45.16%) Project Management
7 14 (45.16%) Agile Testing
8 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
8 13 (41.94%) .NET
9 12 (38.71%) HP
9 12 (38.71%) HP UFT
9 12 (38.71%) Web Development
9 12 (38.71%) JIRA
9 12 (38.71%) MVC
9 12 (38.71%) Mobile App
9 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (38.71%) Ruby
9 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
10 11 (35.48%) C#
11 9 (29.03%) JMeter
11 9 (29.03%) RESTful
11 9 (29.03%) Load Testing
11 9 (29.03%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (25.81%) Functional Testing

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 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) SpecFlow
2 12 (38.71%) HP UFT
2 12 (38.71%) JIRA
2 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (29.03%) JMeter
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Tester
2 22 (70.97%) Automation Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Developer in Test
5 3 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
1 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
2 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (29.03%) RESTful
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Mobile App
2 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (93.55%) BDD
2 19 (61.29%) Waterfall
3 18 (58.06%) SDLC
4 17 (54.84%) Scrum
5 16 (51.61%) E-Commerce
5 16 (51.61%) Regression Testing
6 14 (45.16%) Agile Testing
6 14 (45.16%) Project Management
7 12 (38.71%) MVC
7 12 (38.71%) Web Development
8 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
9 9 (29.03%) Load Testing
9 9 (29.03%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (25.81%) Coaching
10 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (25.81%) Functional Testing
10 8 (25.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (25.81%) Software Delivery
10 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Ruby
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) HP
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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Posted: 12 hours ago
Luton
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