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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 123 129 152
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 61 56 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.72% 1.52% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.82% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 53 31 15
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
2951 3084 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 83.43% 83.85% 81.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2438 2564 2180
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 34 £35,000 -18.98% 2
Northamptonshire +20 26 £46,500 +24.00% 1
Derbyshire +3 1 £42,500 +19.71%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 51 (54.84%) Finance
2 50 (53.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 42 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (36.56%) Degree
5 33 (35.48%) Test Management
6 22 (23.66%) QA
6 22 (23.66%) ISTQB
7 20 (21.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 19 (20.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (20.43%) Project Management
9 18 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (19.35%) Banking
10 17 (18.28%) Demand Management
10 17 (18.28%) System Testing
10 17 (18.28%) System Integration Testing
11 16 (17.20%) Configuration Management
12 15 (16.13%) Selenium
13 14 (15.05%) Java
13 14 (15.05%) Automated Testing
14 13 (13.98%) Scrum
14 13 (13.98%) ISEB
15 12 (12.90%) Cucumber
16 10 (10.75%) Agile Testing
16 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (10.75%) SQL
16 10 (10.75%) TDD
17 9 (9.68%) SDLC
18 8 (8.60%) WebDriver
18 8 (8.60%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Selenium
2 12 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.60%) WebDriver
3 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 51 (54.84%) Finance
2 18 (19.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (40.86%) Test Manager
2 36 (38.71%) Test Analyst
2 36 (38.71%) Analyst
3 21 (22.58%) Lead Test Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) Tester
5 10 (10.75%) Automated Tester
6 9 (9.68%) Programme Manager
6 9 (9.68%) Test Leader
7 8 (8.60%) Programme Test Manager
8 6 (6.45%) Web Tester
8 6 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (6.45%) Lead Tester
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.23%) QA Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Software Tester
11 2 (2.15%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) Senior Software Tester
11 2 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.15%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) Java EE
1 6 (6.45%) J2EE
2 2 (2.15%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.15%) SOAP
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) CGI
3 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.23%) PMI
4 2 (2.15%) IVR
5 1 (1.08%) Telematics
5 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) UNIX
2 2 (2.15%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (53.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (35.48%) Test Management
3 20 (21.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 19 (20.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (20.43%) Project Management
5 18 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (18.28%) Demand Management
6 17 (18.28%) System Testing
6 17 (18.28%) System Integration Testing
7 16 (17.20%) Configuration Management
8 14 (15.05%) Automated Testing
9 13 (13.98%) Scrum
10 10 (10.75%) Agile Testing
10 10 (10.75%) TDD
11 9 (9.68%) SDLC
12 7 (7.53%) Test Scripting
12 7 (7.53%) Manual Testing
13 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
14 5 (5.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.05%) Java
2 10 (10.75%) SQL
3 2 (2.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) Degree
2 22 (23.66%) ISTQB
3 13 (13.98%) ISEB
4 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.23%) CSQA
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) HP
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.08%) OpenText
4 1 (1.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.08%) Google
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago