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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 128 174 134
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -40
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 37 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.05% 0.53% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.65% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 26
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £37,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,612 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
2852 2942 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.21% 81.32% 80.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2421 2428 2201
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,350
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +18 17 £53,458 +42.55% 2
Derbyshire +20 7 £50,000 - 1
Northamptonshire -20 4 £33,750 -48.07% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (40.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (37.66%) ISEB
3 26 (33.77%) ISTQB
4 24 (31.17%) Performance Testing
5 22 (28.57%) Finance
6 17 (22.08%) QA
7 14 (18.18%) Degree
7 14 (18.18%) Scrum
7 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (15.58%) Project Management
9 11 (14.29%) TDD
10 10 (12.99%) UNIX
10 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
10 10 (12.99%) Retail
10 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (11.69%) VBScript
11 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
11 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
12 8 (10.39%) Test Management
12 8 (10.39%) SAP
12 8 (10.39%) Agile Testing
12 8 (10.39%) Test Planning
13 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
13 7 (9.09%) Project Planning
13 7 (9.09%) Manual Testing
13 7 (9.09%) Validation
13 7 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (7.79%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.60%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Selenium
1 3 (3.90%) TestComplete
2 2 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.30%) Rational Robot
3 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.30%) NUnit
3 1 (1.30%) SilkTest
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.30%) TestLink
3 1 (1.30%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.19%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Billing
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (57.14%) Test Manager
2 12 (15.58%) Tester
2 12 (15.58%) Senior Tester
3 11 (14.29%) Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Programme Manager
6 6 (7.79%) Programme Test Manager
6 6 (7.79%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.19%) Head of Testing
8 2 (2.60%) SAP Manager
8 2 (2.60%) SAP Test Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (2.60%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) QA Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Consultant
8 2 (2.60%) Software Tester
8 2 (2.60%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Social Media
3 1 (1.30%) NHS
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) UNIX
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (31.17%) Performance Testing
3 14 (18.18%) Scrum
3 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.58%) Project Management
5 11 (14.29%) TDD
6 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
7 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.39%) Agile Testing
8 8 (10.39%) Test Management
8 8 (10.39%) Test Planning
9 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.09%) Project Planning
9 7 (9.09%) Manual Testing
9 7 (9.09%) Validation
10 6 (7.79%) Performance Management
11 5 (6.49%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) VBScript
1 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.30%) C#
2 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (37.66%) ISEB
2 26 (33.77%) ISTQB
3 14 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) SAP
2 1 (1.30%) IBM
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