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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 205 230 209
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 41 47 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.61% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.72% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 64
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £26,100 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £84,200 £81,250
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5646 6526 6781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.87% 84.30% 82.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4772 5398 5603
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England 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 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 29 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bedfordshire +22 12 £53,000 -30.94% 3
Hertfordshire +26 10 £48,750 -11.36% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 9 £39,500 -23.30% 3
Essex +18 5 £47,500 -40.62% 1
Suffolk +10 5 £19,000 -15.55% 1
Test Strategy
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 of England region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 48 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) QA
3 28 (28.87%) Regression Testing
4 27 (27.84%) LoadRunner
4 27 (27.84%) SQL
4 27 (27.84%) Functional Testing
5 26 (26.80%) C#
5 26 (26.80%) Finance
6 24 (24.74%) HP UFT
6 24 (24.74%) HP
7 23 (23.71%) ISEB
7 23 (23.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 22 (22.68%) Test Management
8 22 (22.68%) ISTQB
8 22 (22.68%) Degree
9 21 (21.65%) Computer Science
9 21 (21.65%) Performance Testing
10 20 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (20.62%) .NET
11 18 (18.56%) Analytics
12 16 (16.49%) BDD
12 16 (16.49%) Scrum
12 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
13 15 (15.46%) Software Testing
13 15 (15.46%) Test Scripting
14 14 (14.43%) Manual Testing
14 14 (14.43%) Test Automation
14 14 (14.43%) SDLC
15 13 (13.40%) User Stories
15 13 (13.40%) Selenium

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (3.09%) Confluence
2 1 (1.03%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (27.84%) LoadRunner
2 24 (24.74%) HP UFT
3 13 (13.40%) JIRA
3 13 (13.40%) Selenium
4 11 (11.34%) SpecFlow
5 9 (9.28%) SoapUI
6 8 (8.25%) JMeter
7 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.09%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.09%) TestDirector
9 2 (2.06%) QADirector
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.03%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.03%) MSTest
10 1 (1.03%) NCover
10 1 (1.03%) NCrunch
10 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.03%) Testopia
General
1 26 (26.80%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Law
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.65%) Tester
2 19 (19.59%) Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) Test Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) Test Manager
6 11 (11.34%) Automation Tester
7 9 (9.28%) Test Leader
8 8 (8.25%) QA Manager
8 8 (8.25%) Test Analyst
9 7 (7.22%) SAP Manager
9 7 (7.22%) SAP Test Manager
9 7 (7.22%) Team Leader
10 6 (6.19%) Developer
10 6 (6.19%) LoadRunner Tester
10 6 (6.19%) SAP Testing Manager
10 6 (6.19%) Technical Leader
10 6 (6.19%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (6.19%) Testing Manager
11 5 (5.15%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
11 5 (5.15%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) .NET
2 9 (9.28%) SOAP
3 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.09%) RESTful
5 3 (3.09%) Web Services
6 2 (2.06%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.03%) CSS
7 1 (1.03%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.03%) HTML5
7 1 (1.03%) jQuery
7 1 (1.03%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.03%) Ninject
7 1 (1.03%) Qt
7 1 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.03%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.03%) WCF
7 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Computer Science
2 20 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.37%) Mathematics
3 12 (12.37%) User Experience
4 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.09%) Statistics
6 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.06%) IVR
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Linux
2 3 (3.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.87%) Regression Testing
3 27 (27.84%) Functional Testing
4 23 (23.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 22 (22.68%) Test Management
6 21 (21.65%) Performance Testing
7 18 (18.56%) Analytics
8 16 (16.49%) BDD
8 16 (16.49%) E-Commerce
8 16 (16.49%) Scrum
9 15 (15.46%) Software Testing
9 15 (15.46%) Test Scripting
10 14 (14.43%) Manual Testing
10 14 (14.43%) SDLC
10 14 (14.43%) Test Automation
11 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
11 13 (13.40%) User Stories
12 12 (12.37%) OO
13 10 (10.31%) Automated Testing
13 10 (10.31%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.84%) SQL
2 26 (26.80%) C#
3 12 (12.37%) Delphi
3 12 (12.37%) Java
4 8 (8.25%) VBA
5 5 (5.15%) Python
6 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.09%) Perl
6 3 (3.09%) Ruby
7 1 (1.03%) C++
7 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) ISEB
2 22 (22.68%) Degree
2 22 (22.68%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.06%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.03%) CBAP
4 1 (1.03%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (38.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) HP
2 11 (11.34%) SAP
3 10 (10.31%) Citrix
4 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle
6 2 (2.06%) Cisco
6 2 (2.06%) FINEOS
6 2 (2.06%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.06%) Telerik
6 2 (2.06%) Verint
7 1 (1.03%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.03%) Rally
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago