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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 128 107 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.099% 0.60% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.76% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 0
Average salary £38,750 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Test Strategy
West Midlands

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
1674 1456 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.87% 79.78% 72.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1280 1047
Average salary £43,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,650 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (72.73%) Banking
3 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (45.45%) Workflow
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (45.45%) Stress Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (45.45%) Coaching
6 4 (36.36%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) ISEB
7 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
9 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
9 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
9 1 (9.09%) Back Office
9 1 (9.09%) Retail
9 1 (9.09%) Content Management
9 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) NeoLoad
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Test Manager
2 5 (45.45%) UAT Test Manager
2 5 (45.45%) UAT Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Manager
5 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Testing Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Coaching
3 5 (45.45%) Stress Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) SOASTA, Inc
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago