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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 132 166 142
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 45 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.23% 0.31% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.40% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 21
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
2993 2741 2313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.02% 78.07% 78.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2545 2343 2017
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 31 October 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
(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 +24 18 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Northamptonshire -19 6 £40,000 -9.09%
Derbyshire - 5 £50,000 -
Leicestershire +10 2 £35,000 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 41 (51.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (33.75%) Finance
3 26 (32.50%) Performance Testing
4 22 (27.50%) ISEB
5 21 (26.25%) ISTQB
6 15 (18.75%) QA
7 12 (15.00%) Test Planning
7 12 (15.00%) Scrum
7 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.75%) Validation
8 11 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (13.75%) Project Planning
9 10 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 10 (12.50%) Test Management
9 10 (12.50%) Retail
10 8 (10.00%) TDD
10 8 (10.00%) Project Management
10 8 (10.00%) SAP
10 8 (10.00%) Degree
11 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
11 7 (8.75%) Test Scripting
11 7 (8.75%) Manual Testing
11 7 (8.75%) VBScript
12 6 (7.50%) Automated Testing
12 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.50%) UNIX
12 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
12 6 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.25%) Agile Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Selenium
1 4 (5.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (2.50%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.50%) NUnit
3 1 (1.25%) SilkTest
3 1 (1.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.25%) Rational Robot
3 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.25%) TestLink
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.50%) Billing
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (65.00%) Test Manager
2 11 (13.75%) Test Analyst
2 11 (13.75%) Tester
2 11 (13.75%) Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 7 (8.75%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Programme Test Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Software Tester
7 3 (3.75%) Software Tester
8 2 (2.50%) SAP BW Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (2.50%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) QA Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) NHS
3 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) UNIX
2 1 (1.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (32.50%) Performance Testing
3 12 (15.00%) Scrum
3 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.00%) Test Planning
4 11 (13.75%) Validation
4 11 (13.75%) Project Planning
4 11 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 10 (12.50%) Test Management
6 8 (10.00%) TDD
6 8 (10.00%) Project Management
7 7 (8.75%) Test Scripting
7 7 (8.75%) Manual Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Automated Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.25%) Agile Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Regression Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) VBScript
2 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.50%) C#
3 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) SQL
4 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) ISEB
2 21 (26.25%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Sectra
Salary: Salary from £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
University of Nottingham
Salary: £48,743 - £58,172
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Gala Leisure (Gala Bingo)
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago