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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 151 143 165
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 18 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.83% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.98% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 22
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -32.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £32,500 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £105,500 £53,458 £65,000
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
2765 2659 3092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.03% 84.84% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2101 2187 2514
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -2 6 £55,000 +69.23%
Derbyshire -2 5 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 4 - -
Northamptonshire -1 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) QA
3 20 (37.04%) Automated Testing
3 20 (37.04%) Scrum
3 20 (37.04%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (35.19%) Finance
5 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 17 (31.48%) ISEB
7 16 (29.63%) Selenium
8 15 (27.78%) SQL
8 15 (27.78%) WebDriver
9 14 (25.93%) Cucumber
9 14 (25.93%) Agile Testing
9 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
9 14 (25.93%) Java
9 14 (25.93%) J2EE
9 14 (25.93%) Unix
9 14 (25.93%) ISTQB
9 14 (25.93%) Java EE
9 14 (25.93%) TDD
10 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 8 (14.81%) Windows
13 7 (12.96%) System Testing
14 6 (11.11%) Node.js
14 6 (11.11%) CSS3
14 6 (11.11%) HTML5
14 6 (11.11%) React
14 6 (11.11%) Backbone.js

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Selenium
2 15 (27.78%) WebDriver
3 14 (25.93%) Cucumber
3 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.85%) JMeter
6 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.56%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Test Leader
2 18 (33.33%) Analyst
3 16 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 16 (29.63%) Tester
4 14 (25.93%) Automated Tester
4 14 (25.93%) Lead Tester
4 14 (25.93%) Selenium Tester
4 14 (25.93%) Test Scripter
4 14 (25.93%) Web Tester
5 11 (20.37%) Lead Test Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Architect
7 6 (11.11%) Software Architect
7 6 (11.11%) Web Architect
8 4 (7.41%) QA Leader
8 4 (7.41%) QA Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Quality Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) J2EE
1 14 (25.93%) Java EE
2 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 6 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 6 (11.11%) CSS
2 6 (11.11%) CSS3
2 6 (11.11%) Ember.js
2 6 (11.11%) HTML
2 6 (11.11%) HTML5
2 6 (11.11%) React
3 5 (9.26%) .NET
4 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Unix
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) Automated Testing
2 20 (37.04%) Scrum
3 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 14 (25.93%) Agile Testing
4 14 (25.93%) TDD
4 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 7 (12.96%) System Testing
7 6 (11.11%) OO
7 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Load Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Defect Management
9 4 (7.41%) Line Management
9 4 (7.41%) Manual Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) SDLC
9 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 14 (25.93%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) ISEB
2 14 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (59.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (1.85%) Citrix
2 1 (1.85%) Kronos
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
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