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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 45 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.12% 1.50% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.77% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -37.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
284 396 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 79.78% 84.98% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 212 316 289
Median salary £39,000 £37,846 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.04% -5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Derbyshire 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 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
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +9 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 10 (90.91%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Retail
3 7 (63.64%) Ruby
3 7 (63.64%) RESTful
3 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Appium
4 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
7 1 (9.09%) Hibernate

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 4 (36.36%) Appium
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Mockito
General
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) QA Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) QA Leader
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) JPA
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
1 7 (63.64%) BDD
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Ruby
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat