The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 141 152 131
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 40 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.10% 0.50% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.65% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 37
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -13.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £36,825 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Test Strategy
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2983 2452 2601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.11% 76.96% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2509 2027 2219
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Strategy
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Nottinghamshire +17 15 £41,250 -25.00%
Derbyshire -12 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Northamptonshire -32 4 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Leicestershire +6 1 £30,000 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 54 (58.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (29.35%) Test Planning
3 26 (28.26%) Finance
4 23 (25.00%) Validation
4 23 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 20 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 20 (21.74%) ISEB
6 16 (17.39%) QA
6 16 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 15 (16.30%) ISTQB
7 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (9.78%) Scrum
8 9 (9.78%) Automated Testing
8 9 (9.78%) Retail
8 9 (9.78%) Test Management
9 7 (7.61%) Quality Management
9 7 (7.61%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (7.61%) SAP
9 7 (7.61%) CRM
9 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.52%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.52%) Project Management
10 6 (6.52%) Regression Testing
10 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
11 5 (5.43%) TestComplete
11 5 (5.43%) Manual Testing
11 5 (5.43%) Selenium

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SAP HANA
1 2 (2.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) TestComplete
1 5 (5.43%) Selenium
2 3 (3.26%) TestDirector
2 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.26%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.26%) NUnit
3 2 (2.17%) Mocha
3 2 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.09%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.09%) Rational Robot
4 1 (1.09%) SilkTest
4 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.17%) Billing
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (69.57%) Test Manager
2 12 (13.04%) Test Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Tester
4 9 (9.78%) Senior Manager
5 8 (8.70%) Senior Test Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Tester
7 6 (6.52%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Programme Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Programme Test Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Software Tester
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Software Test Analyst
11 2 (2.17%) QA Test Manager
11 2 (2.17%) SAP Test Manager
11 2 (2.17%) SAP Manager
11 2 (2.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.17%) .NET
1 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) NHS
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) UNIX
2 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (29.35%) Test Planning
3 23 (25.00%) Validation
3 23 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 20 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 16 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (9.78%) Scrum
7 9 (9.78%) Automated Testing
7 9 (9.78%) Test Management
8 7 (7.61%) Quality Management
8 7 (7.61%) CRM
8 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
8 7 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.52%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.52%) Project Management
9 6 (6.52%) Regression Testing
10 5 (5.43%) Manual Testing
11 4 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.35%) VBScript
3 3 (3.26%) C#
3 3 (3.26%) SQL
4 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) ISEB
2 15 (16.30%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
5 2 (2.17%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) QA
2 4 (4.35%) SLA
3 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) Salesforce.com
1 7 (7.61%) SAP
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.09%) Citrix
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