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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 195 244 202
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -42
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 52 36 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.47% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.55% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 63
Median salary £47,500 £51,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.76% +28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £59,550 £77,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
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
5605 6504 6525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.21% 84.96% 82.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4715 5375 5374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Hertfordshire +25 17 £37,500 -30.23% 3
Bedfordshire +34 16 £53,000 -11.66% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £47,500 -7.76% 2
Essex +12 8 £55,750 - 1
Suffolk -1 2 £24,750 +10.00%
Test Strategy
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 57 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.60%) QA
3 31 (30.69%) Regression Testing
4 29 (28.71%) SQL
5 24 (23.76%) HP
5 24 (23.76%) Finance
5 24 (23.76%) BDD
6 23 (22.77%) Functional Testing
6 23 (22.77%) Scrum
7 22 (21.78%) .NET
8 21 (20.79%) C#
8 21 (20.79%) HP UFT
8 21 (20.79%) JIRA
9 20 (19.80%) Non-Functional Testing
9 20 (19.80%) SDLC
9 20 (19.80%) Waterfall
10 19 (18.81%) SpecFlow
10 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
10 19 (18.81%) LoadRunner
10 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
10 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
11 18 (17.82%) ISEB
11 18 (17.82%) Software Testing
11 18 (17.82%) Degree
11 18 (17.82%) Performance Testing
11 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (16.83%) Test Automation
12 17 (16.83%) Computer Science
13 16 (15.84%) Load Testing
13 16 (15.84%) Manual Testing

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 (2.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (20.79%) HP UFT
1 21 (20.79%) JIRA
2 19 (18.81%) LoadRunner
2 19 (18.81%) SpecFlow
3 11 (10.89%) JMeter
3 11 (10.89%) Selenium
4 10 (9.90%) SoapUI
5 8 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.98%) QADirector
8 2 (1.98%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.99%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.99%) Testopia
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
4 1 (0.99%) Law
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
4 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Tester
2 19 (18.81%) Automation Tester
3 18 (17.82%) Analyst
3 18 (17.82%) Test Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) Software Test Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Test Manager
6 8 (7.92%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) QA Leader
7 7 (6.93%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.94%) LoadRunner Tester
8 6 (5.94%) Manual Tester
8 6 (5.94%) Software Tester
9 5 (4.95%) Developer
9 5 (4.95%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
9 5 (4.95%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Performance Tester
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) SOAP
3 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET
4 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.98%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.98%) RESTful
6 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.99%) Middleware
6 1 (0.99%) Qt
6 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (16.83%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.90%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.92%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.92%) User Experience
5 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.98%) IVR
7 1 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Linux
2 6 (5.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.69%) Regression Testing
3 24 (23.76%) BDD
4 23 (22.77%) Functional Testing
4 23 (22.77%) Scrum
5 20 (19.80%) Non-Functional Testing
5 20 (19.80%) SDLC
5 20 (19.80%) Waterfall
6 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
7 18 (17.82%) Performance Testing
7 18 (17.82%) Software Testing
8 17 (16.83%) Test Automation
9 16 (15.84%) Load Testing
9 16 (15.84%) Manual Testing
10 14 (13.86%) Analytics
10 14 (13.86%) Exploratory Testing
10 14 (13.86%) Test Scripting
11 13 (12.87%) Agile Testing
12 12 (11.88%) Test Management
13 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.71%) SQL
2 21 (20.79%) C#
3 15 (14.85%) Java
4 8 (7.92%) Delphi
4 8 (7.92%) Python
4 8 (7.92%) Ruby
4 8 (7.92%) VBA
5 5 (4.95%) Perl
6 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
2 18 (17.82%) Degree
2 18 (17.82%) ISEB
3 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (39.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.92%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) HP
2 10 (9.90%) Citrix
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.94%) Oracle
5 4 (3.96%) FINEOS
5 4 (3.96%) Guidewire
5 4 (3.96%) SAP
5 4 (3.96%) Telerik
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco
6 2 (1.98%) Verint
7 1 (0.99%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.99%) Rally
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago