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 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
England / East Midlands
Rank 138 153 141
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 0.54% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.61% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 20
Median salary £36,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £48,650
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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2489 2779 2739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.30% 87.50% 86.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 2127 2227
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands 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 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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the East Midlands 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
Nottinghamshire +2 11 £35,500 -
Derbyshire +9 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Northamptonshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Leicestershire -12 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) QA
3 28 (45.90%) ISTQB
4 25 (40.98%) ISEB
5 21 (34.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (32.79%) Automated Testing
6 20 (32.79%) Gherkin
7 17 (27.87%) System Testing
7 17 (27.87%) Selenium
7 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
8 16 (26.23%) Windows
8 16 (26.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
9 15 (24.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (22.95%) SQL
11 13 (21.31%) Test Scripting
11 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
11 13 (21.31%) Coaching
12 12 (19.67%) BDD
13 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (16.39%) Manual Testing
14 9 (14.75%) Automation Testing
14 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (13.11%) Test Management
15 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
15 8 (13.11%) Ruby
15 8 (13.11%) Retail
16 7 (11.48%) Software Testing
16 7 (11.48%) RESTful
16 7 (11.48%) Finance

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.64%) Redis
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Selenium
2 16 (26.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
4 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.84%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.56%) Appium
7 4 (6.56%) JIRA
7 4 (6.56%) Subversion
8 3 (4.92%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.64%) Calabash
10 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.64%) JUnit
10 1 (1.64%) Mockito
General
1 8 (13.11%) Retail
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Test Leader
2 13 (21.31%) Test Manager
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) QA Leader
6 6 (9.84%) QA Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.56%) QA Team Leader
7 4 (6.56%) Ruby Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Configuration Manager
8 3 (4.92%) QA Manager
8 3 (4.92%) QA Test Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Software Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.28%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Quality Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) Gherkin
2 7 (11.48%) RESTful
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) CSS3
4 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) HTML5
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) Java EE
4 1 (1.64%) JPA
4 1 (1.64%) LESS
4 1 (1.64%) OpenRasta
4 1 (1.64%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.64%) Spring
4 1 (1.64%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.64%) EPoS
3 1 (1.64%) Fintech
3 1 (1.64%) FMCG
3 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Android
2 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (32.79%) Automated Testing
4 17 (27.87%) System Testing
5 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
6 15 (24.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (21.31%) Coaching
7 13 (21.31%) Test Scripting
8 12 (19.67%) BDD
9 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (16.39%) Manual Testing
10 9 (14.75%) Automation Testing
11 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
11 8 (13.11%) Test Management
12 7 (11.48%) Software Testing
13 6 (9.84%) System Integration Testing
14 5 (8.20%) Functional Testing
14 5 (8.20%) Programme Governance
14 5 (8.20%) SDLC
14 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) Ruby
3 4 (6.56%) Java
4 3 (4.92%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) ECMAScript
5 1 (1.64%) ES6
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) ISTQB
2 25 (40.98%) ISEB
3 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) CISA
4 1 (1.64%) CISM
4 1 (1.64%) CISSP
4 1 (1.64%) CRISC
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (49.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) Apple
3 1 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Infor
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
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