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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 132 107 128
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 19 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.86% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.00% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 9
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
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
2166 1605 1992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 87.30% 86.48% 85.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1359 1728
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,800 £68,250
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 26 September 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (68.42%) Test Management
2 23 (60.53%) QA
3 18 (47.37%) ISEB
3 18 (47.37%) Finance
4 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 13 (34.21%) Exploratory Testing
6 12 (31.58%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (31.58%) Security Testing
7 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 9 (23.68%) ISTQB
9 9 (23.68%) Manual Testing
10 8 (21.05%) SDLC
10 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Degree
11 7 (18.42%) Life Science
11 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
11 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
11 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
12 6 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
12 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
12 6 (15.79%) Virtual Team
12 6 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (15.79%) Six Sigma
12 6 (15.79%) MS Office
12 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (15.79%) Serena
12 6 (15.79%) JIRA
12 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
12 6 (15.79%) Selenium

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 (13.16%) Documentum
1 5 (13.16%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
1 6 (15.79%) Selenium
2 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) SilkPerformer
3 3 (7.89%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Test Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Test Leader
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) QA Leader
4 5 (13.16%) Service Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Test Validation Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Head of QA
6 2 (5.26%) Head of Testing
6 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) QA Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Architect
7 1 (2.63%) QA Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) UAT Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) UAT Lead
7 1 (2.63%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Life Science
2 6 (15.79%) Virtual Team
3 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Test Management
2 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 13 (34.21%) Exploratory Testing
4 12 (31.58%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (31.58%) Security Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.68%) Manual Testing
7 8 (21.05%) SDLC
7 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
8 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
9 6 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (15.79%) Six Sigma
9 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.16%) Migration
10 5 (13.16%) Quality Management
10 5 (13.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C#
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) ISEB
2 9 (23.68%) ISTQB
3 7 (18.42%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (60.53%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Serena
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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