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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 188 208 208
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 81 69 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.12% 0.87% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.11% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 69 58 42
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +6.50%
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
5813 6218 6455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.06% 78.71% 76.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 5094 5519
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +19 31 £50,000 +4.16%
Hertfordshire +13 21 £50,000 -4.76%
Bedfordshire +21 12 £67,500 +92.85% 1
Essex -5 12 £57,500 +4.54%
Suffolk 0 4 £45,000 +5.88%
East Anglia - 1 - - 1
Test Strategy
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (36.96%) Finance
2 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.61%) SQL
3 38 (27.54%) .NET
4 35 (25.36%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (24.64%) Degree
5 34 (24.64%) Performance Testing
5 34 (24.64%) Regression Testing
6 33 (23.91%) HP
7 32 (23.19%) ISEB
8 31 (22.46%) QA
9 28 (20.29%) ISTQB
9 28 (20.29%) C#
10 27 (19.57%) Software Testing
11 26 (18.84%) Test Management
12 25 (18.12%) Automated Testing
13 22 (15.94%) Oracle
13 22 (15.94%) LoadRunner
14 20 (14.49%) OO
14 20 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (13.04%) Windows
15 18 (13.04%) Linux
15 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
15 18 (13.04%) Scrum
16 17 (12.32%) Computer Science
16 17 (12.32%) Mathematics
17 16 (11.59%) User Stories
18 15 (10.87%) Shell Script
18 15 (10.87%) PL/SQL
18 15 (10.87%) Delphi

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.45%) JBoss
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.72%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) Wireless
2 1 (0.72%) LTE
2 1 (0.72%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (15.94%) LoadRunner
2 20 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (7.25%) NUnit
5 8 (5.80%) MSTest
6 6 (4.35%) Selenium
6 6 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.17%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.45%) JMeter
8 2 (1.45%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.72%) TestLink
9 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 51 (36.96%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Retail
3 7 (5.07%) Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (34.06%) Test Manager
2 23 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 18 (13.04%) Architect
4 17 (12.32%) Test Analyst
4 17 (12.32%) Analyst
4 17 (12.32%) Test Architect
5 16 (11.59%) Software Engineer
6 15 (10.87%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (9.42%) Tester
8 10 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Senior Tester
9 7 (5.07%) Software Tester
10 6 (4.35%) QA Leader
10 6 (4.35%) Senior Software Tester
10 6 (4.35%) SAP Manager
10 6 (4.35%) SAP Test Manager
11 5 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Developer
12 4 (2.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.54%) .NET
2 5 (3.62%) Web Services
3 4 (2.90%) WPF
4 3 (2.17%) J2EE
5 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.72%) HTML5
6 1 (0.72%) HTML
6 1 (0.72%) CSS
6 1 (0.72%) SOAP
6 1 (0.72%) XML
6 1 (0.72%) J2SE
6 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.36%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.32%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.32%) Mathematics
3 14 (10.14%) User Experience
4 5 (3.62%) GIS
5 4 (2.90%) Statistics
5 4 (2.90%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Social Network
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Physics
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.04%) Linux
1 18 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (2.90%) UNIX
3 2 (1.45%) VMS
4 1 (0.72%) Android
4 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.64%) Regression Testing
2 34 (24.64%) Performance Testing
3 27 (19.57%) Software Testing
4 26 (18.84%) Test Management
5 25 (18.12%) Automated Testing
6 20 (14.49%) OO
7 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 18 (13.04%) Scrum
8 16 (11.59%) User Stories
9 15 (10.87%) Analytics
10 14 (10.14%) Test Planning
11 13 (9.42%) Mentoring
11 13 (9.42%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (9.42%) Test Automation
11 13 (9.42%) Test Scripting
12 11 (7.97%) Project Management
13 9 (6.52%) Financial Modelling
13 9 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.61%) SQL
2 28 (20.29%) C#
3 15 (10.87%) Delphi
3 15 (10.87%) PL/SQL
3 15 (10.87%) Shell Script
4 12 (8.70%) Java
5 7 (5.07%) C
6 5 (3.62%) C++
6 5 (3.62%) Python
7 2 (1.45%) Perl
7 2 (1.45%) VBA
8 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 34 (24.64%) Degree
2 32 (23.19%) ISEB
3 28 (20.29%) ISTQB
4 12 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.17%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.72%) MCPD
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (22.46%) QA
2 13 (9.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (23.91%) HP
2 22 (15.94%) Oracle
3 8 (5.80%) TOWER Software
4 7 (5.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.35%) SAP
6 3 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.45%) Twitter
8 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.72%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.72%) Sun
8 1 (0.72%) Sybase
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £86000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago