The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Derbyshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 63 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 12 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.05% 1.06% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 0
Average salary £35,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 403 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 85.47% 85.20% 67.56%
Number of salaries quoted 384 342 258
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Derby 0 11 £35,000 -31.70%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) ISEB
4 8 (57.14%) Quality Management
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Selenium
4 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) NUnit
5 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 6 (42.86%) TestComplete
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (28.57%) Information Governance
6 4 (28.57%) NHS
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) IIS
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) MSTest
7 2 (14.29%) Degree

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) NUnit
2 6 (42.86%) TestComplete
2 6 (42.86%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) MSTest
4 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) NHS
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) Quality Management
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) Information Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISEB
2 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft