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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
England / East Midlands
Rank 135 150 141
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 26 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.89% 0.72% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.81% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 18
Median salary £39,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £38,625
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £74,000 £53,920
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%

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
2569 2827 2710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 88.31% 88.07% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2104 2164 2265
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 10 £36,000 +30.90%
Northamptonshire +11 9 £42,500 -5.55%
Leicestershire -6 4 £45,000 - 1
Derbyshire +18 3 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) ISTQB
3 29 (47.54%) QA
4 27 (44.26%) ISEB
5 23 (37.70%) Gherkin
6 22 (36.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (34.43%) Automated Testing
8 19 (31.15%) Selenium
9 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
10 17 (27.87%) Windows
10 17 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (26.23%) System Testing
11 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
12 15 (24.59%) Coaching
12 15 (24.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (24.59%) SQL
13 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
14 12 (19.67%) Test Scripting
15 9 (14.75%) BDD
15 9 (14.75%) Automation Testing
16 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
16 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
16 8 (13.11%) Ruby
16 8 (13.11%) Finance
17 7 (11.48%) Retail
17 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
17 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
17 7 (11.48%) Mobile App

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Slack
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.28%) Redis
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Selenium
2 17 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
4 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
5 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
6 6 (9.84%) JIRA
6 6 (9.84%) WebDriver
7 5 (8.20%) Appium
7 5 (8.20%) Subversion
8 4 (6.56%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.28%) Calabash
9 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.64%) CasperJS
10 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.64%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (1.64%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Test Leader
2 12 (19.67%) Test Manager
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) QA Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) QA Leader
7 5 (8.20%) QA Team Leader
7 5 (8.20%) Ruby Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.20%) Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Configuration Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Software Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) QA Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Quality Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) Gherkin
2 6 (9.84%) RESTful
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) CSS
4 2 (3.28%) CSS3
4 2 (3.28%) HTML
4 2 (3.28%) HTML5
4 2 (3.28%) LESS
4 2 (3.28%) OpenRasta
4 2 (3.28%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (3.28%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.28%) Fintech
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) EPoS
4 1 (1.64%) FMCG
4 1 (1.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Android
2 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (34.43%) Automated Testing
4 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
4 16 (26.23%) System Testing
5 15 (24.59%) Coaching
5 15 (24.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (19.67%) Test Scripting
7 9 (14.75%) Automation Testing
7 9 (14.75%) BDD
8 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Functional Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
10 6 (9.84%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.84%) Test Management
11 5 (8.20%) SDLC
11 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) Ruby
3 4 (6.56%) C#
3 4 (6.56%) Java
4 2 (3.28%) ECMAScript
4 2 (3.28%) ES6
4 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (49.18%) ISTQB
2 27 (44.26%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) CISA
4 1 (1.64%) CISM
4 1 (1.64%) CISSP
4 1 (1.64%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (47.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Apple
3 1 (1.64%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.64%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Infor
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