The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 58 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.85% - 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% - 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Test Strategy
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
366 321 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 77.71% 80.45% 74.20%
Number of salaries quoted 295 277 262
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,576 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Devon

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
Exeter - 4 - -
Test Strategy
South West

Test Strategy
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Data Security
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (66.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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.

General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Data Security
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA