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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 150 147 136
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 32 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.84% 0.89% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.08% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 19
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,800 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
3318 3050 2498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.04% 82.68% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2733 2510 2053
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -8 18 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Northamptonshire +14 9 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Leicestershire - 6 £34,836 -
Derbyshire -16 1 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 59 (63.44%) Finance
2 57 (61.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 44 (47.31%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (33.33%) Degree
5 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (26.88%) ISEB
6 25 (26.88%) Test Management
7 23 (24.73%) QA
8 21 (22.58%) ISTQB
9 18 (19.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 16 (17.20%) System Testing
10 16 (17.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (15.05%) Banking
12 14 (15.05%) Automated Testing
12 14 (15.05%) Java
12 14 (15.05%) Selenium
13 13 (13.98%) System Integration Testing
14 12 (12.90%) Demand Management
14 12 (12.90%) Project Management
14 12 (12.90%) Scrum
15 11 (11.83%) Configuration Management
15 11 (11.83%) WebDriver
15 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
15 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
16 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
16 10 (10.75%) Software Testing
17 9 (9.68%) TDD
17 9 (9.68%) SQL
17 9 (9.68%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (4.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Selenium
2 11 (11.83%) WebDriver
2 11 (11.83%) Cucumber
2 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.30%) JIRA
4 3 (3.23%) Bugzilla
4 3 (3.23%) Zephyr
5 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.08%) HP UFT
General
1 59 (63.44%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Publishing
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (49.46%) Analyst
2 44 (47.31%) Test Analyst
3 32 (34.41%) Test Manager
4 24 (25.81%) Lead Test Analyst
5 12 (12.90%) Test Leader
6 9 (9.68%) Lead Tester
6 9 (9.68%) Automated Tester
6 9 (9.68%) Web Tester
6 9 (9.68%) Selenium Tester
6 9 (9.68%) Tester
7 5 (5.38%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Programme Test Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Test Coordinator
8 3 (3.23%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.15%) SAP Programme Manager
9 2 (2.15%) Portfolio Manager
9 2 (2.15%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) J2EE
1 9 (9.68%) Java EE
2 2 (2.15%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.15%) .NET
2 2 (2.15%) SOAP
3 1 (1.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (47.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.15%) IVR
6 1 (1.08%) Telematics
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) UNIX
2 4 (4.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) Android
3 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.88%) Test Management
4 18 (19.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 16 (17.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (17.20%) System Testing
6 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.05%) Automated Testing
8 13 (13.98%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (12.90%) Scrum
9 12 (12.90%) Project Management
9 12 (12.90%) Demand Management
10 11 (11.83%) Configuration Management
11 10 (10.75%) Software Testing
11 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
12 9 (9.68%) TDD
12 9 (9.68%) Agile Testing
13 7 (7.53%) Test Scripting
13 7 (7.53%) Waterfall
14 6 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.05%) Java
2 9 (9.68%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (33.33%) Degree
2 25 (26.88%) ISEB
3 21 (22.58%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) HP
2 4 (4.30%) SAP
3 2 (2.15%) OpenText
4 1 (1.08%) Google
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