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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 53 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.84% 0.78% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.06% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
385 284 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 80.88% 74.15% 74.72%
Number of salaries quoted 302 224 297
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £82,500 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -19 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (58.33%) ISEB
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 5 (41.67%) TestComplete
6 4 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (33.33%) NHS
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) NUnit
7 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (16.67%) Test Management
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) TDD
9 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 1 (8.33%) UNIX
9 1 (8.33%) VBScript
9 1 (8.33%) Information Governance

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
1 5 (41.67%) TestComplete
2 4 (33.33%) NUnit
2 4 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Tester
4 3 (25.00%) QA Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA