The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 226 175 200
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 31 81 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 1.06% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.32% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 63 43
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6026 6138 5653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.29% 80.18% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5067 4957 4783
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,450 £62,500 £67,500
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 of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the East of England region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in the East of England

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in the East of England

Test Strategy
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Cambridgeshire +4 16 £51,500 +18.39%
Hertfordshire -6 9 £68,750 +71.87% 6
Essex -14 4 £63,000 -6.66%
Suffolk -1 1 £22,500 -43.75%
Bedfordshire -12 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 30 (37.04%) SQL
2 28 (34.57%) Finance
3 26 (32.10%) HP
3 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.86%) ISTQB
4 25 (30.86%) Performance Testing
4 25 (30.86%) Test Automation
5 22 (27.16%) ISEB
6 21 (25.93%) LoadRunner
7 20 (24.69%) Software Testing
8 18 (22.22%) Java
9 17 (20.99%) Regression Testing
9 17 (20.99%) Selenium
9 17 (20.99%) Test Management
9 17 (20.99%) Scrum
10 16 (19.75%) QA
10 16 (19.75%) Oracle
11 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
12 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.05%) C#
13 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
13 13 (16.05%) Degree
14 12 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
15 11 (13.58%) Non-Functional Testing
15 11 (13.58%) Computer Science
15 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
15 11 (13.58%) NUnit
15 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (12.35%) Windows
16 10 (12.35%) Test Scripting

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.70%) JBoss
1 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.17%) ICMP
2 4 (4.94%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.88%) Big Data
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (25.93%) LoadRunner
2 17 (20.99%) Selenium
3 11 (13.58%) NUnit
4 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (8.64%) JMeter
6 5 (6.17%) HP UFT
6 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.94%) Subversion
8 3 (3.70%) VisiBroker
8 3 (3.70%) JProfiler
8 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (2.47%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Test Manager
2 16 (19.75%) Test Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Software Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Tester
5 10 (12.35%) Architect
5 10 (12.35%) Test Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Software Programmer
7 5 (6.17%) Programmer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Graduate Software Tester
9 3 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Performance Tester
9 3 (3.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) WPF
3 7 (8.64%) XML
4 5 (6.17%) HTML
5 4 (4.94%) JSON
6 3 (3.70%) SOAP
7 2 (2.47%) Web Services
8 1 (1.23%) CSS
8 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.11%) IVR
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.88%) Algorithms
3 8 (9.88%) Statistics
3 8 (9.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) GIS
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Social Network
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.86%) Performance Testing
2 25 (30.86%) Test Automation
3 20 (24.69%) Software Testing
4 17 (20.99%) Test Management
4 17 (20.99%) Regression Testing
4 17 (20.99%) Scrum
5 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
7 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.58%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (12.35%) Test Scripting
9 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (9.88%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (9.88%) Strategic Planning
9 8 (9.88%) Validation
9 8 (9.88%) OO
9 8 (9.88%) Code Coverage
9 8 (9.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) SQL
2 18 (22.22%) Java
3 13 (16.05%) C#
4 9 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 9 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.64%) Python
6 5 (6.17%) C
7 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.94%) Ruby
8 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.47%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) ISTQB
2 22 (27.16%) ISEB
3 13 (16.05%) Degree
4 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) HP
2 16 (19.75%) Oracle
3 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.11%) SAP
5 8 (9.88%) TOWER Software
6 4 (4.94%) Cisco
6 4 (4.94%) Verint
7 3 (3.70%) VMware
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