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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 160 131 140
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 24 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.72% 1.52% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.76% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 26
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £43,200
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -18.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £34,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.14%
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
2898 3187 3225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.53% 86.77% 85.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2337 2661 2667
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leicestershire +15 8 £49,500 +43.82%
Lincolnshire - 7 £28,000 -
Nottinghamshire -21 6 £47,000 +34.28%
Derbyshire +7 2 - -
Northamptonshire -5 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) QA
3 19 (38.78%) Degree
3 19 (38.78%) Compatibility Testing
3 19 (38.78%) .NET
4 17 (34.69%) ISEB
5 15 (30.61%) C#
6 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 14 (28.57%) MVC
6 14 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (26.53%) Finance
7 13 (26.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 12 (24.49%) Software Delivery
8 12 (24.49%) OWASP
8 12 (24.49%) Web Development
9 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
10 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (18.37%) Selenium
10 9 (18.37%) Java
10 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
10 9 (18.37%) Windows
11 8 (16.33%) Linux
11 8 (16.33%) SQL
11 8 (16.33%) Scrum
11 8 (16.33%) Open Source
11 8 (16.33%) System Testing
11 8 (16.33%) SDLC

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 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) HipChat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Selenium
1 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.24%) MSBuild
2 6 (12.24%) ReSharper
3 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.04%) Hudson
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) JMeter
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.04%) Mockito
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
2 4 (8.16%) Publishing
3 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Architect
4 8 (16.33%) Software Architect
5 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.24%) QA Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Tester
6 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) C# Architect
6 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (8.16%) QA Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) .NET
2 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (14.29%) HTML
3 7 (14.29%) HTML5
3 7 (14.29%) WinForms
4 6 (12.24%) CSS
4 6 (12.24%) CSS3
5 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 4 (8.16%) Web Services
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.12%) LAMP
8 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.08%) Spring
9 1 (2.04%) JavaFX
9 1 (2.04%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Compatibility Testing
3 14 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (28.57%) MVC
3 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 14 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 13 (26.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 12 (24.49%) OWASP
5 12 (24.49%) Software Delivery
5 12 (24.49%) Web Development
6 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
7 8 (16.33%) Open Source
7 8 (16.33%) Scrum
7 8 (16.33%) SDLC
7 8 (16.33%) System Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Open Source Development
8 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Time Management
8 7 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) C#
2 9 (18.37%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) PHP
4 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) Pascal
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 17 (34.69%) ISEB
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle