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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 191 199 218
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 75 43 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 0.60% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.77% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 57 39 46
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,750 £29,375
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
6038 5572 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.61% 78.06% 75.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 4725 5808
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +20 32 £43,500 +16.00% 6
Bedfordshire -1 20 £60,000 +50.00%
Hertfordshire -13 12 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Essex +1 9 £67,500 +60.71% 1
Norfolk +13 1 £29,000 -21.08%
Suffolk - 1 £44,000 -
Test Strategy
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 81 (53.29%) QA
2 60 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (33.55%) SQL
4 39 (25.66%) Test Scripting
5 37 (24.34%) Java
6 36 (23.68%) Finance
7 34 (22.37%) C#
8 32 (21.05%) Test Management
9 31 (20.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (19.08%) Regression Testing
11 26 (17.11%) Test Automation
12 25 (16.45%) Software Testing
13 24 (15.79%) Selenium
13 24 (15.79%) ISEB
14 22 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (13.16%) HP
16 19 (12.50%) ISTQB
16 19 (12.50%) Automated Testing
16 19 (12.50%) Degree
17 18 (11.84%) Automation Testing
17 18 (11.84%) .NET
17 18 (11.84%) Oracle
18 17 (11.18%) SAP
18 17 (11.18%) QuickTest Pro
18 17 (11.18%) HP Quality Center
18 17 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (10.53%) Analytics
19 16 (10.53%) User Experience
19 16 (10.53%) C++
20 15 (9.87%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (5.26%) Confluence
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.32%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Office
2 4 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (1.32%) VisionPLUS
1 2 (1.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.26%) ATM
2 3 (1.97%) LAN
2 3 (1.97%) Wireless
2 3 (1.97%) SAN
3 2 (1.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.66%) 3G
4 1 (0.66%) 2G
4 1 (0.66%) RNC
4 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.66%) LTE
4 1 (0.66%) SMS
4 1 (0.66%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.66%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) Data Mining
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.32%) DB2
5 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.66%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (15.79%) Selenium
2 17 (11.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (9.21%) JIRA
4 13 (8.55%) LoadRunner
5 8 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (4.61%) WinRunner
7 6 (3.95%) JMeter
8 5 (3.29%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.63%) JUnit
9 4 (2.63%) Bugzilla
9 4 (2.63%) Fiddler
9 4 (2.63%) Hudson
10 3 (1.97%) Zephyr
10 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.97%) NUnit
11 2 (1.32%) Rational Performance Tester
11 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.32%) Firebug
11 2 (1.32%) NeoLoad
General
1 36 (23.68%) Finance
2 13 (8.55%) Marketing
3 8 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (31.58%) Test Manager
2 36 (23.68%) Analyst
3 29 (19.08%) Test Analyst
4 19 (12.50%) Tester
5 18 (11.84%) Test Engineer
6 17 (11.18%) Test Leader
7 15 (9.87%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (9.21%) QA Analyst
9 12 (7.89%) QA Tester
10 9 (5.92%) QA Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Automation Analyst
11 8 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) SAP Manager
11 8 (5.26%) SAP Test Manager
11 8 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
11 8 (5.26%) Architect
11 8 (5.26%) Project Manager
11 8 (5.26%) Developer
12 7 (4.61%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.61%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.84%) .NET
2 7 (4.61%) Web Services
3 6 (3.95%) XML
4 5 (3.29%) HTML
5 3 (1.97%) CSS
5 3 (1.97%) Middleware
6 2 (1.32%) JMS
6 2 (1.32%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.32%) jQuery
7 1 (0.66%) Java EE
7 1 (0.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.53%) User Experience
3 12 (7.89%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.26%) EFT
5 7 (4.61%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.63%) Open Source
8 4 (2.63%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.97%) iPhone
9 3 (1.97%) Wiki
10 2 (1.32%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.32%) EPoS
10 2 (1.32%) PKI
10 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.66%) Handset
11 1 (0.66%) GIS
11 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.21%) Windows
2 11 (7.24%) UNIX
3 5 (3.29%) Linux
4 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.66%) Test Scripting
3 32 (21.05%) Test Management
4 31 (20.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (19.08%) Regression Testing
6 26 (17.11%) Test Automation
7 25 (16.45%) Software Testing
8 19 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 18 (11.84%) Automation Testing
10 17 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (10.53%) Analytics
12 15 (9.87%) Performance Testing
12 15 (9.87%) Scrum
12 15 (9.87%) Project Management
12 15 (9.87%) Test Planning
12 15 (9.87%) Line Management
13 14 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (9.21%) Integration Testing
14 13 (8.55%) Waterfall
14 13 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (33.55%) SQL
2 37 (24.34%) Java
3 34 (22.37%) C#
4 16 (10.53%) C++
5 14 (9.21%) Shell Script
6 13 (8.55%) Delphi
7 11 (7.24%) Python
8 7 (4.61%) PHP
9 6 (3.95%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.29%) Perl
11 4 (2.63%) Ruby
12 3 (1.97%) Scala
13 2 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (15.79%) ISEB
2 19 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 19 (12.50%) Degree
3 11 (7.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (53.29%) QA
2 5 (3.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (11.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (13.16%) HP
2 18 (11.84%) Oracle
3 17 (11.18%) SAP
4 14 (9.21%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.26%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.29%) IBM
7 4 (2.63%) TOWER Software
8 3 (1.97%) Citrix
9 2 (1.32%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.32%) webMethods
9 2 (1.32%) Capita
9 2 (1.32%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.66%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.66%) MKS
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ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 15 days ago
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