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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 128 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 18 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.76% 0.54% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.63% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 13
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -9.52%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +4.39%
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
2024 1742 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.76% 85.14% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1483 1426 1411
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 July 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 34 (75.56%) Test Management
2 28 (62.22%) ISEB
3 26 (57.78%) Test Automation
4 24 (53.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 23 (51.11%) Security Testing
5 23 (51.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 16 (35.56%) Finance
7 15 (33.33%) QA
8 13 (28.89%) Functional Testing
8 13 (28.89%) Validation
8 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
9 10 (22.22%) Manufacturing
9 10 (22.22%) Life Science
10 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.33%) MS Office
11 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
11 6 (13.33%) Serena
11 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
11 6 (13.33%) Degree
11 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Virtual Team
11 6 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
12 5 (11.11%) SDLC
12 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
12 5 (11.11%) SilkPerformer
12 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (11.11%) HP
12 5 (11.11%) HP UFT

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 4 (8.89%) Documentum
1 4 (8.89%) FileNet
1 4 (8.89%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 5 (11.11%) SilkPerformer
2 4 (8.89%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) JMeter
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 13 (28.89%) Service Manager
2 13 (28.89%) Test Validation Manager
3 10 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) QA Leader
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Head of QA
7 2 (4.44%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Life Science
3 6 (13.33%) Virtual Team
4 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Test Management
2 26 (57.78%) Test Automation
3 24 (53.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 23 (51.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 23 (51.11%) Security Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Functional Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Validation
6 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (11.11%) SDLC
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Project Management
9 4 (8.89%) Quality Management
9 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.89%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) ISEB
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.33%) Serena
2 5 (11.11%) HP
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