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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 139 139 147
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 38 39 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 1.04% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.26% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 24
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,400 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
3170 3091 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.92% 82.21% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 2576 2118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +4 24 £35,000 -8.73% 1
Northamptonshire +8 8 £42,500 +13.33%
Leicestershire +17 6 £34,836 +33.98%
Derbyshire -13 2 £38,250 +9.28% 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 63 (63.00%) Finance
2 61 (61.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 46 (46.00%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (38.00%) Degree
5 31 (31.00%) Test Management
6 28 (28.00%) QA
7 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (21.00%) ISEB
8 21 (21.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 20 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 19 (19.00%) System Testing
10 19 (19.00%) Banking
10 19 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (18.00%) Project Management
11 18 (18.00%) Demand Management
11 18 (18.00%) System Integration Testing
12 17 (17.00%) Configuration Management
13 14 (14.00%) Java
13 14 (14.00%) Automated Testing
13 14 (14.00%) Selenium
14 12 (12.00%) Software Testing
14 12 (12.00%) Scrum
15 11 (11.00%) Cucumber
16 9 (9.00%) Agile Testing
16 9 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (9.00%) SQL
16 9 (9.00%) TDD
17 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
17 8 (8.00%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Selenium
2 11 (11.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.00%) JIRA
5 3 (3.00%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.00%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.00%) HP UFT
General
1 63 (63.00%) Finance
2 19 (19.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (47.00%) Analyst
2 45 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 36 (36.00%) Test Manager
4 24 (24.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) Tester
6 9 (9.00%) Test Leader
6 9 (9.00%) Automated Tester
7 7 (7.00%) Programme Test Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Programme Manager
8 6 (6.00%) Web Tester
8 6 (6.00%) Lead Tester
8 6 (6.00%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (3.00%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.00%) QA Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Test Coordinator
9 3 (3.00%) Coordinator
10 2 (2.00%) SAP Programme Manager
10 2 (2.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) J2EE
1 6 (6.00%) Java EE
2 2 (2.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (1.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (46.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.00%) PMI
5 2 (2.00%) IVR
5 2 (2.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.00%) Telematics
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) UNIX
2 4 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.00%) Android
3 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (61.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 31 (31.00%) Test Management
3 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (21.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 20 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (19.00%) System Testing
6 19 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (18.00%) Project Management
7 18 (18.00%) Demand Management
7 18 (18.00%) System Integration Testing
8 17 (17.00%) Configuration Management
9 14 (14.00%) Automated Testing
10 12 (12.00%) Software Testing
10 12 (12.00%) Scrum
11 9 (9.00%) TDD
11 9 (9.00%) Agile Testing
12 7 (7.00%) Test Scripting
12 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.00%) Java
2 9 (9.00%) SQL
3 3 (3.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (38.00%) Degree
2 21 (21.00%) ISEB
3 20 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.00%) CSQA
6 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) HP
2 4 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (2.00%) OpenText
4 1 (1.00%) Google
Nottingham
Experian
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