The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 132 141 139
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 39 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 0.94% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.23% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 31
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £39,570
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +9.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £35,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2999 2443 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.14% 76.49% 77.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2489 2051 2257
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire +19 17 £43,200 -21.45%
Derbyshire -10 5 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Leicestershire -8 1 £26,000 -
Northamptonshire -31 1 £37,500 -12.79%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 46 (52.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (29.55%) Validation
3 24 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 24 (27.27%) QA
4 22 (25.00%) ISEB
5 21 (23.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (22.73%) Finance
7 19 (21.59%) Software Testing
8 17 (19.32%) ISTQB
9 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.05%) Automated Testing
11 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
11 14 (15.91%) Quality Management
12 13 (14.77%) Scrum
12 13 (14.77%) Performance Testing
13 11 (12.50%) Selenium
13 11 (12.50%) Test Management
13 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 10 (11.36%) C#
14 10 (11.36%) TestComplete
15 9 (10.23%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (10.23%) NUnit
16 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
17 7 (7.95%) CRM
17 7 (7.95%) Salesforce.com
17 7 (7.95%) NHS
17 7 (7.95%) Test Scripting
17 7 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
18 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
19 5 (5.68%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.14%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Selenium
2 10 (11.36%) TestComplete
3 9 (10.23%) NUnit
3 9 (10.23%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.41%) TestDirector
5 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.27%) Mocha
7 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.14%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (67.05%) Test Manager
2 17 (19.32%) Test Analyst
2 17 (19.32%) Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Tester
4 9 (10.23%) Senior Manager
5 8 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
6 6 (6.82%) Programme Test Manager
6 6 (6.82%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Software Tester
7 5 (5.68%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) QA Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Software Tester
9 3 (3.41%) QA Test Manager
10 2 (2.27%) Information Risk Manager
10 2 (2.27%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.95%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) IVR
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) UNIX
3 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (29.55%) Validation
3 24 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 21 (23.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (21.59%) Software Testing
6 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (17.05%) Automated Testing
8 14 (15.91%) Quality Management
8 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
9 13 (14.77%) Performance Testing
9 13 (14.77%) Scrum
10 11 (12.50%) Test Management
11 7 (7.95%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.95%) CRM
11 7 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.55%) Information Governance
14 3 (3.41%) System Testing
14 3 (3.41%) Regression Testing
14 3 (3.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.36%) C#
3 5 (5.68%) SQL
3 5 (5.68%) VBScript
4 4 (4.55%) VB
5 2 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) ISEB
2 17 (19.32%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.27%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.27%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Citrix
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