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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 226 204 222
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 38 67 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.87% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.05% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27 61 67
Median salary £40,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.33% +14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £35,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £86,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5950 6401 6967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.68% 83.05% 81.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4847 5205 5770
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Essex +13 12 £51,250 -35.93%
Cambridgeshire -22 9 £39,500 -21.00% 3
Bedfordshire -4 7 £53,000 -30.94% 1
Suffolk +8 6 £19,000 -30.90%
Hertfordshire +9 4 £50,000 -6.97%
Test Strategy
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 59 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (38.28%) QA
3 42 (32.81%) LoadRunner
4 40 (31.25%) ISTQB
5 37 (28.91%) Test Management
6 35 (27.34%) C#
7 33 (25.78%) ISEB
7 33 (25.78%) HP UFT
8 32 (25.00%) Degree
9 30 (23.44%) Finance
9 30 (23.44%) Test Scripting
10 29 (22.66%) Performance Testing
11 28 (21.88%) SQL
11 28 (21.88%) Selenium
12 26 (20.31%) Computer Science
12 26 (20.31%) Regression Testing
13 25 (19.53%) Functional Testing
14 24 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
15 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (17.97%) SAP
16 22 (17.19%) .NET
16 22 (17.19%) Test Automation
17 21 (16.41%) HP
17 21 (16.41%) Software Testing
17 21 (16.41%) Automated Testing
18 20 (15.63%) Java
19 19 (14.84%) Manual Testing
20 18 (14.06%) JIRA
20 18 (14.06%) Analytics
20 18 (14.06%) SOAP

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 5 (3.91%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) SAP MM
1 4 (3.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) MySQL
2 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (32.81%) LoadRunner
2 33 (25.78%) HP UFT
3 28 (21.88%) Selenium
4 18 (14.06%) JIRA
5 14 (10.94%) JMeter
6 8 (6.25%) NUnit
6 8 (6.25%) SoapUI
6 8 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 6 (4.69%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.91%) Appium
8 5 (3.91%) Fiddler
8 5 (3.91%) MSTest
8 5 (3.91%) NCover
9 4 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.13%) NCrunch
9 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.13%) TestDirector
10 3 (2.34%) QADirector
11 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (23.44%) Finance
2 9 (7.03%) Manufacturing
2 9 (7.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (6.25%) Law
4 6 (4.69%) Legal
4 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (22.66%) Test Engineer
2 22 (17.19%) Test Leader
3 21 (16.41%) Test Manager
4 17 (13.28%) Analyst
4 17 (13.28%) Team Leader
5 16 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 16 (12.50%) Technical Leader
6 14 (10.94%) Test Team Leader
6 14 (10.94%) Tester
7 13 (10.16%) QA Manager
7 13 (10.16%) Technical Team Leader
7 13 (10.16%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (7.03%) SAP Manager
8 9 (7.03%) SAP Test Manager
9 8 (6.25%) Developer
9 8 (6.25%) LoadRunner Tester
10 7 (5.47%) SAP Testing Manager
10 7 (5.47%) Testing Manager
11 6 (4.69%) Automation Tester
11 6 (4.69%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.19%) .NET
2 18 (14.06%) SOAP
3 12 (9.38%) Web Services
4 10 (7.81%) REST
5 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (5.47%) Gherkin
6 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.91%) Ajax
6 5 (3.91%) CSS
6 5 (3.91%) Entity Framework
6 5 (3.91%) HTML
6 5 (3.91%) HTML5
6 5 (3.91%) JSON
6 5 (3.91%) MSMQ
6 5 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (3.91%) RESTful
6 5 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (3.91%) WCF
6 5 (3.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.31%) Computer Science
2 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.16%) Mathematics
4 11 (8.59%) User Experience
5 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.13%) Statistics
7 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.56%) IVR
9 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.91%) Test Management
3 30 (23.44%) Test Scripting
4 29 (22.66%) Performance Testing
5 26 (20.31%) Regression Testing
6 25 (19.53%) Functional Testing
7 24 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
8 22 (17.19%) Test Automation
9 21 (16.41%) Automated Testing
9 21 (16.41%) Software Testing
10 19 (14.84%) Manual Testing
11 18 (14.06%) Analytics
12 16 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 16 (12.50%) User Stories
13 15 (11.72%) E-Commerce
14 14 (10.94%) Scrum
14 14 (10.94%) SDLC
15 13 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (10.16%) OO
15 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.34%) C#
2 28 (21.88%) SQL
3 20 (15.63%) Java
4 11 (8.59%) Delphi
5 9 (7.03%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.25%) VBA
7 5 (3.91%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.56%) Python
9 1 (0.78%) C++
9 1 (0.78%) Perl
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 33 (25.78%) ISEB
3 32 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CBAP
6 1 (0.78%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (38.28%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (17.97%) SAP
2 21 (16.41%) HP
3 10 (7.81%) Citrix
4 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle
5 2 (1.56%) Rally
5 2 (1.56%) Verint
6 1 (0.78%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.78%) FINEOS
6 1 (0.78%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.78%) Telerik
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