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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 134 168 137
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -31
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 43 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.17% 0.35% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.45% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35 8 25
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -22.60%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
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
3018 2670 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.23% 77.41% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2559 2267 2058
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 24 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 24 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 +19 16 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Northamptonshire -21 6 £40,000 -9.09%
Derbyshire - 5 £50,000 -
Leicestershire +18 2 £35,000 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 44 (52.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (34.52%) Finance
3 25 (29.76%) Performance Testing
4 23 (27.38%) ISEB
5 20 (23.81%) ISTQB
6 16 (19.05%) QA
7 14 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 13 (15.48%) Project Planning
8 13 (15.48%) Software Testing
8 13 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (15.48%) Validation
8 13 (15.48%) Scrum
8 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (13.10%) Retail
10 10 (11.90%) Test Management
11 8 (9.52%) Test Scripting
11 8 (9.52%) TDD
11 8 (9.52%) Project Management
11 8 (9.52%) VBScript
11 8 (9.52%) SAP
12 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Manual Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
12 7 (8.33%) Degree
13 6 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
13 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 6 (7.14%) UNIX
13 6 (7.14%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.38%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Selenium
1 5 (5.95%) TestComplete
2 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (3.57%) TestDirector
2 3 (3.57%) NUnit
3 2 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.19%) Rational Robot
4 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.19%) TestLink
4 1 (1.19%) SilkTest
4 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 29 (34.52%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Test Manager
2 13 (15.48%) Test Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) Analyst
3 12 (14.29%) Tester
4 11 (13.10%) Senior Tester
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Programme Test Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Software Tester
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Software Tester
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Test Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Software Test Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) SAP Manager
9 2 (2.38%) SAP Test Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Lead Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) Social Media
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (1.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (52.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (29.76%) Performance Testing
3 14 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 13 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (15.48%) Software Testing
4 13 (15.48%) Project Planning
4 13 (15.48%) Scrum
4 13 (15.48%) Validation
4 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.90%) Test Management
6 8 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 8 (9.52%) TDD
6 8 (9.52%) Project Management
7 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 7 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Agile Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.52%) VBScript
2 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.57%) C#
3 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.38%) SQL
4 2 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) ISEB
2 20 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) QA
2 4 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
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