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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 157 118 153
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +35
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 26 62 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.81% 1.69% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.99% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23 53 28
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £56,650
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
2785 3109 3385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.09% 84.71% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2256 2527 2743
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
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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
Leicestershire +20 15 £49,500 +52.30%
Derbyshire - 6 £24,000 -
Nottinghamshire -19 3 - - 1
Northamptonshire -19 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 36 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (58.33%) QA
3 21 (43.75%) .NET
4 15 (31.25%) C#
5 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
5 14 (29.17%) MVC
5 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
6 13 (27.08%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 12 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 12 (25.00%) Web Development
7 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 12 (25.00%) OWASP
7 12 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (22.92%) Degree
8 11 (22.92%) Scrum
8 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.92%) SDLC
9 10 (20.83%) ISEB
9 10 (20.83%) Windows
9 10 (20.83%) SQL
9 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
10 9 (18.75%) HTML5
10 9 (18.75%) HTML
10 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
11 8 (16.67%) Functional Testing
11 8 (16.67%) CSS
11 8 (16.67%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 6 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 6 (12.50%) Selenium
3 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) JMeter
6 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.25%) Publishing
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Software Architect
4 9 (18.75%) Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Test Leader
5 7 (14.58%) Tester
6 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 6 (12.50%) QA Manager
7 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C# Architect
7 5 (10.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.42%) QA Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Quality Manager
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Software Manager
8 4 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) .NET
2 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.75%) HTML
3 9 (18.75%) HTML5
4 8 (16.67%) CSS
4 8 (16.67%) CSS3
5 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (14.58%) WinForms
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.33%) Web Services
8 3 (6.25%) J2EE
8 3 (6.25%) Java EE
9 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.17%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.17%) Ember.js
9 2 (4.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (29.17%) MVC
3 13 (27.08%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
4 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 12 (25.00%) OWASP
4 12 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (25.00%) Web Development
5 11 (22.92%) Scrum
5 11 (22.92%) SDLC
6 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
7 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 8 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Load Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 6 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) C#
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.25%) Java
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 10 (20.83%) ISEB
3 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (2.08%) Citrix
2 1 (2.08%) Kronos
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
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