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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 185 234 197
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -37
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 68 28 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 0.38% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.45% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 59 24 61
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,700 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
5390 6257 6495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.62% 85.20% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4588 5268 5249
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +37 24 £37,500 -25.00%
Bedfordshire +36 18 £53,500 -10.83% 3
Essex +17 15 £62,500 -0.79% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £47,500 -4.04% 1
Suffolk -6 2 £32,250 +43.33%
Test Strategy
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 62 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.00%) QA
3 31 (31.00%) SQL
4 30 (30.00%) Finance
5 29 (29.00%) Regression Testing
5 29 (29.00%) JIRA
6 25 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 25 (25.00%) BDD
7 24 (24.00%) Scrum
7 24 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 24 (24.00%) SDLC
8 22 (22.00%) .NET
8 22 (22.00%) HP
8 22 (22.00%) Manual Testing
9 20 (20.00%) C#
9 20 (20.00%) SpecFlow
10 19 (19.00%) Functional Testing
10 19 (19.00%) Linux
10 19 (19.00%) Software Testing
11 18 (18.00%) Degree
12 17 (17.00%) Test Automation
12 17 (17.00%) Exploratory Testing
13 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (16.00%) Load Testing
14 15 (15.00%) Computer Science
14 15 (15.00%) E-Commerce
14 15 (15.00%) HP UFT
15 14 (14.00%) ISTQB
15 14 (14.00%) Mobile App
15 14 (14.00%) Non-Functional 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 (3.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (29.00%) JIRA
2 20 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 15 (15.00%) HP UFT
4 11 (11.00%) Selenium
5 10 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (9.00%) JMeter
6 9 (9.00%) LoadRunner
6 9 (9.00%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.00%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.00%) Testopia
General
1 30 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Back Office
4 2 (2.00%) Front Office
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (35.00%) Tester
2 19 (19.00%) Automation Tester
3 18 (18.00%) Test Engineer
4 17 (17.00%) Analyst
5 15 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 12 (12.00%) QA Leader
7 10 (10.00%) Manual Tester
7 10 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 10 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 10 (10.00%) Test Manager
8 6 (6.00%) Developer
9 5 (5.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
9 5 (5.00%) LoadRunner Tester
9 5 (5.00%) Performance Tester
9 5 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) QA Team Leader
10 4 (4.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.00%) .NET
2 11 (11.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (9.00%) SOAP
5 4 (4.00%) RESTful
6 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.00%) Middleware
7 1 (1.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (14.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (8.00%) User Experience
5 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.00%) Regression Testing
3 25 (25.00%) BDD
3 25 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 24 (24.00%) Scrum
4 24 (24.00%) SDLC
5 22 (22.00%) Manual Testing
6 19 (19.00%) Functional Testing
6 19 (19.00%) Software Testing
7 17 (17.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 17 (17.00%) Test Automation
8 16 (16.00%) Load Testing
9 15 (15.00%) E-Commerce
10 14 (14.00%) Agile Testing
10 14 (14.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (13.00%) Analytics
11 13 (13.00%) Automated Testing
12 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
13 11 (11.00%) Project Management
14 10 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) SQL
2 20 (20.00%) C#
3 12 (12.00%) Java
4 10 (10.00%) Python
4 10 (10.00%) Ruby
5 8 (8.00%) Delphi
6 7 (7.00%) Perl
6 7 (7.00%) VBA
7 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (18.00%) Degree
2 14 (14.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (43.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (7.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 22 (22.00%) HP
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.00%) Citrix
5 3 (3.00%) FINEOS
5 3 (3.00%) Guidewire
5 3 (3.00%) Telerik
6 2 (2.00%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.00%) Rally
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10-20% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 17 days ago