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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 97 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.080% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.83% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 6
Average salary - £41,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.54%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
1035 963 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.40% 74.59% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 778 800 693
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £69,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
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 3 July 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
Basildon -3 1 - -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Management
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) MSTest
5 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) VMS
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) DSDM
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
1 3 (23.08%) MSTest
1 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Test Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Test Management
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) DSDM
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
Brentwood, Essex
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