The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 79 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 1.18% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.48% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 12
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £42,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Test Strategy
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
816 880 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 71.02% 80.15% 70.81%
Number of salaries quoted 636 711 662
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Essex region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Essex

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Essex

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Basildon +3 3 £57,500 +35.29%
Thurrock - 2 - -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Analytics
3 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 8 (33.33%) IBM
4 7 (29.17%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) QA
5 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (25.00%) Test Management
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.83%) Banking
6 5 (20.83%) Selenium
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) PHP
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) ISEB
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) C#
8 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 3 (12.50%) Ruby
9 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
9 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Web Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) VisionPLUS
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (4.17%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Firebug
3 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Test Environment Manager
6 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Automation Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Analytics
2 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Test Management
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) PHP
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (8.33%) webMethods
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
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