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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 123 132 146
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 53 48 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.44% 1.29% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.57% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 21
Average salary £35,000 £43,200 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.98% +0.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
3167 3056 2538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 85.92% 82.44% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2647 2528 2148
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +3 32 £35,000 -18.98% 5
Northamptonshire +13 18 £45,000 +20.00%
Leicestershire +18 3 £34,836 +31.45%
Derbyshire -2 2 £38,250 +17.69% 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 58 (56.31%) Finance
1 58 (56.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 45 (43.69%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (36.89%) Degree
4 33 (32.04%) Test Management
5 27 (26.21%) QA
6 25 (24.27%) ISTQB
6 25 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (19.42%) ISEB
7 20 (19.42%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 19 (18.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (17.48%) Project Management
9 18 (17.48%) Banking
9 18 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (16.50%) Demand Management
10 17 (16.50%) System Integration Testing
10 17 (16.50%) System Testing
11 16 (15.53%) Configuration Management
11 16 (15.53%) Java
12 15 (14.56%) Selenium
13 14 (13.59%) Automated Testing
14 13 (12.62%) Scrum
15 12 (11.65%) Software Testing
15 12 (11.65%) Cucumber
16 10 (9.71%) Agile Testing
16 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (9.71%) SQL
16 10 (9.71%) TDD
17 9 (8.74%) SDLC
17 9 (8.74%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (2.91%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.97%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Selenium
2 12 (11.65%) Cucumber
3 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.77%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.91%) JIRA
5 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.94%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
General
1 58 (56.31%) Finance
2 18 (17.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Publishing
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (45.63%) Analyst
2 45 (43.69%) Test Analyst
3 38 (36.89%) Test Manager
4 24 (23.30%) Lead Test Analyst
5 13 (12.62%) Tester
6 10 (9.71%) Automated Tester
7 9 (8.74%) Test Leader
8 7 (6.80%) Programme Test Manager
8 7 (6.80%) Programme Manager
9 6 (5.83%) Web Tester
9 6 (5.83%) Lead Tester
9 6 (5.83%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (3.88%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.91%) QA Manager
11 3 (2.91%) Software Tester
11 3 (2.91%) QA Analyst
12 2 (1.94%) Portfolio Manager
12 2 (1.94%) Senior Test Manager
12 2 (1.94%) Senior QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) J2EE
1 6 (5.83%) Java EE
2 2 (1.94%) Gherkin
2 2 (1.94%) SOAP
2 2 (1.94%) .NET
3 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (43.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.91%) PMI
3 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) IVR
4 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.97%) Telematics
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) UNIX
2 3 (2.91%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) Android
3 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (56.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (32.04%) Test Management
3 25 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (19.42%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 19 (18.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (17.48%) Project Management
6 18 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.50%) Demand Management
7 17 (16.50%) System Testing
7 17 (16.50%) System Integration Testing
8 16 (15.53%) Configuration Management
9 14 (13.59%) Automated Testing
10 13 (12.62%) Scrum
11 12 (11.65%) Software Testing
12 10 (9.71%) TDD
12 10 (9.71%) Agile Testing
13 9 (8.74%) Test Scripting
13 9 (8.74%) SDLC
14 7 (6.80%) Manual Testing
14 7 (6.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) Java
2 10 (9.71%) SQL
3 4 (3.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (36.89%) Degree
2 25 (24.27%) ISTQB
3 20 (19.42%) ISEB
4 7 (6.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.91%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.91%) CSQA
6 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (26.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
1 7 (6.80%) HP
2 3 (2.91%) SAP
3 1 (0.97%) OpenText
3 1 (0.97%) Google
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Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, bupa
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Unique Benefits Package/ Progression
Posted: 17 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Global Project, Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Unique Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago