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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 138 148 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 27 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.86% 0.80% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.96% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 18
Average salary £50,000 £61,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +36.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,900 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,075 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2591 3030 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.31% 84.10% 81.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2145 2470 2141
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +20 14 £53,458 +56.08% 1
Leicestershire +30 6 £32,500 -35.00%
Derbyshire +20 3 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire -18 3 £32,500 -50.00% 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 32 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 30 (41.67%) ISEB
3 21 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 16 (22.22%) QA
5 16 (22.22%) Finance
6 15 (20.83%) Degree
7 14 (19.44%) Test Management
8 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 12 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (16.67%) Project Management
9 11 (15.28%) UNIX
9 11 (15.28%) Scrum
10 10 (13.89%) TDD
10 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
10 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
11 9 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 9 (12.50%) Agile Testing
11 9 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (11.11%) Test Planning
12 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
12 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.11%) VBScript
13 7 (9.72%) Retail
13 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (8.33%) Performance Management
14 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (8.33%) SAP
15 5 (6.94%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (1.39%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.39%) TestLink
2 1 (1.39%) Rational Robot
2 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.39%) SilkTest
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 4 (5.56%) Back Office
4 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Test Manager
2 12 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 12 (16.67%) Tester
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Senior Tester
4 7 (9.72%) Programme Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.56%) Head of Testing
6 4 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Software Tester
7 2 (2.78%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.78%) QA Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.39%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Social Media
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) UNIX
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 14 (19.44%) Test Management
4 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.67%) Project Management
5 11 (15.28%) Scrum
6 10 (13.89%) TDD
6 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 9 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 9 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (12.50%) Agile Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.11%) Test Planning
9 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Performance Management
11 5 (6.94%) Time Management
12 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
12 4 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) VBScript
1 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 30 (41.67%) ISEB
3 15 (20.83%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) SAP
2 5 (6.94%) HP
3 1 (1.39%) IBM
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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