The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 113 111 125
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.82% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.97% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 1
Median salary £43,000 £50,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1706 1552 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.32% 85.13% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1320 1359
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £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 Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Birmingham

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 19 (82.61%) QA
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 11 (47.83%) Test Management
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) Selenium
5 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
6 7 (30.43%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
7 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
7 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
8 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) ISEB
9 4 (17.39%) C#
9 4 (17.39%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Line Management
9 4 (17.39%) People Management
9 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) QA Automation
9 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
10 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
10 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
10 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Coaching
10 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (4.35%) Documentum
1 1 (4.35%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
3 3 (13.04%) NUnit
3 3 (13.04%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Test Leader
2 7 (30.43%) Test Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) QA Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) QA Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Software Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Test Management
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Line Management
6 4 (17.39%) People Management
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) QA Automation
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.04%) Coaching
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Open Source
8 2 (8.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (82.61%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Serena
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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