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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - 64 49
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 1.02% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.14% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Average salary - £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
325 527 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 78.31% 89.17% 83.66%
Number of salaries quoted 259 397 301
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) VBScript
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Tester
1 8 (100.00%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VBScript
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA