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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 178 173 210
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +37
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 75 70 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.03% 1.07% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.33% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 65 60 55
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
5913 5280 6536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.24% 80.50% 76.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4703 4254 5633
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 25 £47,500 - 4
Hertfordshire +4 19 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Essex -9 18 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Bedfordshire +1 6 £67,500 +80.00% 1
Suffolk -7 6 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Test Strategy
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 56 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.43%) Finance
3 44 (31.43%) SQL
3 44 (31.43%) QA
4 40 (28.57%) .NET
5 36 (25.71%) Degree
5 36 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (25.00%) HP
7 34 (24.29%) C#
8 33 (23.57%) Regression Testing
9 29 (20.71%) ISEB
9 29 (20.71%) User Experience
10 28 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 28 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 26 (18.57%) ISTQB
11 26 (18.57%) Automated Testing
11 26 (18.57%) Scrum
12 22 (15.71%) OO
13 21 (15.00%) Windows
13 21 (15.00%) Delphi
14 19 (13.57%) Computer Science
14 19 (13.57%) Test Management
15 18 (12.86%) Test Scripting
15 18 (12.86%) LoadRunner
16 17 (12.14%) Linux
16 17 (12.14%) Oracle
16 17 (12.14%) Software Engineering
17 16 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
17 16 (11.43%) Mathematics
17 16 (11.43%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (5.71%) Confluence
2 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Project
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.71%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.71%) Wireless
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) SAN
2 1 (0.71%) LAN
2 1 (0.71%) WCDMA
2 1 (0.71%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (12.86%) LoadRunner
2 16 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (8.57%) JIRA
5 9 (6.43%) Selenium
6 8 (5.71%) MSTest
6 8 (5.71%) NUnit
7 7 (5.00%) TeamCity
7 7 (5.00%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.57%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.14%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.14%) JMeter
9 3 (2.14%) JUnit
9 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.43%) Hudson
10 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.43%) Firebug
10 2 (1.43%) Fiddler
General
1 51 (36.43%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Marketing
3 4 (2.86%) Banking
3 4 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (1.43%) Local Government
4 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (30.71%) Test Manager
2 25 (17.86%) Test Engineer
3 19 (13.57%) Software Engineer
4 18 (12.86%) Software Test Engineer
5 16 (11.43%) Analyst
5 16 (11.43%) Test Analyst
5 16 (11.43%) Architect
6 15 (10.71%) Test Architect
7 14 (10.00%) Tester
8 10 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
8 10 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.71%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.29%) Senior Tester
10 6 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.57%) Software Tester
11 5 (3.57%) QA Leader
11 5 (3.57%) Senior Software Tester
12 4 (2.86%) Environment Manager
12 4 (2.86%) Test Leader
12 4 (2.86%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.57%) .NET
2 9 (6.43%) Web Services
3 3 (2.14%) J2EE
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.71%) J2SE
4 1 (0.71%) WCF
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (20.71%) User Experience
3 19 (13.57%) Computer Science
4 16 (11.43%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.29%) GIS
6 3 (2.14%) iPhone
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.00%) Windows
2 17 (12.14%) Linux
3 3 (2.14%) UNIX
4 2 (1.43%) VMS
5 1 (0.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.57%) Regression Testing
3 28 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 28 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 26 (18.57%) Automated Testing
4 26 (18.57%) Scrum
5 22 (15.71%) OO
6 19 (13.57%) Test Management
7 18 (12.86%) Test Scripting
8 17 (12.14%) Software Engineering
9 16 (11.43%) User Stories
10 14 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 14 (10.00%) Project Management
11 13 (9.29%) Analytics
12 12 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (8.57%) Test Planning
13 11 (7.86%) Manual Testing
13 11 (7.86%) Mentoring
14 10 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.43%) SQL
2 34 (24.29%) C#
3 21 (15.00%) Delphi
4 13 (9.29%) Shell Script
4 13 (9.29%) PL/SQL
5 12 (8.57%) Java
6 7 (5.00%) C
6 7 (5.00%) Python
7 6 (4.29%) C++
8 4 (2.86%) Perl
9 3 (2.14%) PHP
9 3 (2.14%) Scala
10 2 (1.43%) Ruby
10 2 (1.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (25.71%) Degree
2 29 (20.71%) ISEB
3 26 (18.57%) ISTQB
4 11 (7.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.14%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.71%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (31.43%) QA
2 14 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (25.00%) HP
2 17 (12.14%) Oracle
3 9 (6.43%) Atlassian
4 8 (5.71%) TOWER Software
5 5 (3.57%) SAP
5 5 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.14%) Capita
7 2 (1.43%) Twitter
7 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.71%) Sybase
8 1 (0.71%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
8 1 (0.71%) Sun
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + be - excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Stowmarket
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Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great benefits
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