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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 149 136 135
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 32 29 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.86% 0.88% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.16% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 37
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £35,300 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
3015 2505 2664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.92% 76.40% 77.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2479 2067 2274
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 +14 14 £32,500 -40.90% 2
Derbyshire -5 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Northamptonshire -35 1 £55,000 +27.90%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 51 (53.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (26.32%) Validation
3 24 (25.26%) Project Planning
4 22 (23.16%) QA
4 22 (23.16%) Finance
4 22 (23.16%) ISEB
5 21 (22.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 16 (16.84%) ISTQB
7 16 (16.84%) Performance Testing
8 15 (15.79%) Automated Testing
9 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (13.68%) Test Automation
10 13 (13.68%) Quality Management
11 11 (11.58%) Scrum
12 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
12 10 (10.53%) Test Management
12 10 (10.53%) TestComplete
12 10 (10.53%) Selenium
13 8 (8.42%) Regression Testing
13 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
13 8 (8.42%) C#
13 8 (8.42%) NUnit
13 8 (8.42%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (7.37%) Retail
14 7 (7.37%) CRM
14 7 (7.37%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (7.37%) NHS
15 6 (6.32%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.11%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.11%) SAP HANA
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.05%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Selenium
1 10 (10.53%) TestComplete
2 8 (8.42%) NUnit
2 8 (8.42%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (4.21%) TestDirector
4 3 (3.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.11%) Mocha
6 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.05%) Rational Robot
6 1 (1.05%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.05%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 22 (23.16%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 4 (4.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Billing
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (66.32%) Test Manager
2 17 (17.89%) Test Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Tester
4 9 (9.47%) Senior Manager
5 8 (8.42%) Senior Test Manager
6 6 (6.32%) Software Tester
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Tester
7 5 (5.26%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Software Tester
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) QA Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) QA Test Manager
10 2 (2.11%) Information Risk Manager
10 2 (2.11%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) .NET
1 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.37%) NHS
3 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.05%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Windows
2 2 (2.11%) UNIX
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (53.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (26.32%) Validation
3 24 (25.26%) Project Planning
4 21 (22.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 16 (16.84%) Performance Testing
7 15 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (13.68%) Quality Management
9 13 (13.68%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.58%) Scrum
11 10 (10.53%) Test Management
12 8 (8.42%) Regression Testing
13 7 (7.37%) CRM
13 7 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (6.32%) Test Scripting
15 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 4 (4.21%) Information Governance
17 3 (3.16%) Risk Management
17 3 (3.16%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.42%) C#
3 5 (5.26%) SQL
3 5 (5.26%) VBScript
4 4 (4.21%) VB
5 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) ISEB
2 16 (16.84%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.16%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) SLA
3 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.37%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (5.26%) SAP
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.05%) Citrix
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Sectra
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £60k - 650k per year
Posted: 16 days ago