The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 53 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.10% 0.78% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.01% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Test Strategy
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
369 298 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 81.46% 77.40% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 301 225 281
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Derbyshire region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -8 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (40.00%) Selenium
5 4 (40.00%) TestComplete
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (30.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) NUnit
6 3 (30.00%) NHS
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) VBScript
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (30.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (30.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (20.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) Coaching
8 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA