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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 169 188 223
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +35
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 85 73 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 1.02% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.19% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80 69 47
Median salary £46,847 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
5619 6141 6708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.93% 85.45% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4565 5082 5399
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +30 36 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Essex +13 22 £52,500 +31.25%
Bedfordshire +13 15 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 12 £47,500 +8.57% 4
Test Strategy
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 85 (56.29%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (40.40%) QA
3 53 (35.10%) Test Automation
4 44 (29.14%) JIRA
5 43 (28.48%) Regression Testing
6 42 (27.81%) BDD
7 39 (25.83%) Selenium
8 38 (25.17%) Scrum
9 36 (23.84%) SQL Server
10 35 (23.18%) Finance
10 35 (23.18%) ISTQB
11 34 (22.52%) HP
12 32 (21.19%) C#
12 32 (21.19%) Waterfall
13 29 (19.21%) SQL
14 28 (18.54%) SDLC
15 27 (17.88%) Manual Testing
16 26 (17.22%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (17.22%) Software Testing
16 26 (17.22%) SpecFlow
17 25 (16.56%) Linux
18 24 (15.89%) ISEB
18 24 (15.89%) Test Scripting
18 24 (15.89%) Functional Testing
19 22 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (14.57%) .NET
20 21 (13.91%) Project Management
20 21 (13.91%) Automated Testing
20 21 (13.91%) Mobile App
20 21 (13.91%) Automation 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 (1.99%) Confluence
2 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.32%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (29.14%) JIRA
2 39 (25.83%) Selenium
3 26 (17.22%) SpecFlow
4 19 (12.58%) HP UFT
5 16 (10.60%) LoadRunner
5 16 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (7.95%) SoapUI
7 7 (4.64%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.64%) JMeter
7 7 (4.64%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.65%) Zephyr
9 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.32%) Appium
10 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.32%) JUnit
10 2 (1.32%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.32%) TestRail
11 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
General
1 35 (23.18%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Back Office
3 3 (1.99%) Law
3 3 (1.99%) Legal
4 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.32%) Front Office
4 2 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (34.44%) Tester
2 29 (19.21%) Analyst
3 27 (17.88%) Test Engineer
4 26 (17.22%) Automation Tester
5 25 (16.56%) Test Analyst
6 22 (14.57%) Test Automation Engineer
7 19 (12.58%) QA Leader
8 14 (9.27%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (9.27%) Software Test Engineer
8 14 (9.27%) Software Tester
9 13 (8.61%) Test Leader
10 12 (7.95%) Team Leader
11 11 (7.28%) Manual Tester
11 11 (7.28%) QA Team Leader
12 10 (6.62%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (6.62%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 9 (5.96%) Performance Analyst
13 9 (5.96%) Test Manager
14 8 (5.30%) Automation Test Lead
15 7 (4.64%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.57%) .NET
2 16 (10.60%) ASP.NET
2 16 (10.60%) RESTful
3 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (7.28%) SOAP
5 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (3.31%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.32%) REST
7 2 (1.32%) Web Services
8 1 (0.66%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.91%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.28%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.99%) User Experience
6 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.56%) Linux
2 10 (6.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (56.29%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.10%) Test Automation
3 43 (28.48%) Regression Testing
4 42 (27.81%) BDD
5 38 (25.17%) Scrum
6 32 (21.19%) Waterfall
7 28 (18.54%) SDLC
8 27 (17.88%) Manual Testing
9 26 (17.22%) Software Testing
9 26 (17.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (15.89%) Functional Testing
10 24 (15.89%) Test Scripting
11 21 (13.91%) Automated Testing
11 21 (13.91%) Automation Testing
11 21 (13.91%) Project Management
12 20 (13.25%) Agile Testing
13 16 (10.60%) Software Delivery
14 15 (9.93%) Exploratory Testing
14 15 (9.93%) Mentoring
14 15 (9.93%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.19%) C#
2 29 (19.21%) SQL
3 18 (11.92%) Java
4 16 (10.60%) Python
5 15 (9.93%) Ruby
6 11 (7.28%) Perl
7 6 (3.97%) VBA
8 3 (1.99%) C
8 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.32%) C++
9 2 (1.32%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (23.18%) ISTQB
2 24 (15.89%) ISEB
3 15 (9.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (40.40%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (13.25%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.97%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 34 (22.52%) HP
2 10 (6.62%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) Citrix
3 8 (5.30%) SAP
4 7 (4.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.32%) FINEOS
5 2 (1.32%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.32%) Telerik
6 1 (0.66%) Cognizant
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