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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 119 119 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 26 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.07% 0.66% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.77% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 18
Median salary £45,750 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.81% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £51,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £71,200
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
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
2112 1560 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.91% 85.62% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1252 1319
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 5 May 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 27 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 26 (57.78%) Test Automation
5 25 (55.56%) Security Testing
6 16 (35.56%) Validation
6 16 (35.56%) Functional Testing
6 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
7 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (24.44%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 9 (20.00%) Life Science
9 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
10 7 (15.56%) Retail
11 6 (13.33%) QA
11 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
11 6 (13.33%) HP
12 5 (11.11%) Banking
12 5 (11.11%) HP UFT
12 5 (11.11%) SDLC
12 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 5 (11.11%) Coaching
13 4 (8.89%) Line Management
13 4 (8.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
13 4 (8.89%) Six Sigma
13 4 (8.89%) Project Management
13 4 (8.89%) SQL
13 4 (8.89%) SAS

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%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 4 (8.89%) JMeter
2 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) SilkPerformer
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (15.56%) Retail
4 5 (11.11%) Banking
5 4 (8.89%) Games
5 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Test Manager
2 16 (35.56%) Service Manager
2 16 (35.56%) Test Validation Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Tester
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Performance Tester
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Tester
5 2 (4.44%) Tester
6 1 (2.22%) IT Risk Manager
6 1 (2.22%) QA Leader
6 1 (2.22%) Risk Manager
6 1 (2.22%) UAT Manager
6 1 (2.22%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) HTML5
1 2 (4.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Test Management
2 27 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 26 (57.78%) Test Automation
4 25 (55.56%) Security Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Functional Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Validation
6 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Coaching
8 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.11%) SDLC
9 4 (8.89%) Business Development
9 4 (8.89%) Kanban
9 4 (8.89%) Line Management
9 4 (8.89%) Logistics
9 4 (8.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (8.89%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) ISEB
2 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago