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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 136 116 140
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.78% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.91% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 1
Median salary £41,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
1993 1649 1869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 88.11% 86.15% 85.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1479 1388 1686
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,039 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 7 December 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 26 (96.30%) QA
2 17 (62.96%) Finance
3 15 (55.56%) Test Management
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) Selenium
7 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (25.93%) SDLC
8 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 6 (22.22%) JIRA
8 6 (22.22%) Serena
8 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 6 (22.22%) ISEB
8 6 (22.22%) .NET
8 6 (22.22%) Six Sigma
9 5 (18.52%) Documentum
9 5 (18.52%) Migration
9 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
9 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
9 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
9 5 (18.52%) SilkPerformer
9 5 (18.52%) FileNet
9 5 (18.52%) Content Management
9 5 (18.52%) Degree

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 5 (18.52%) Documentum
1 5 (18.52%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (11.11%) NUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Test Leader
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) QA Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) QA Leader
4 3 (11.11%) QA Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Head of QA
5 2 (7.41%) Head of Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) QA Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software QA Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (3.70%) UAT Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) UAT Lead
6 1 (3.70%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Test Management
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.93%) SDLC
4 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (22.22%) Six Sigma
5 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Content Management
6 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Content Management
6 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
6 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (22.22%) ISEB
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (96.30%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Serena
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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