The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 85 79 96
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.59% 0.98% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.24% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 11
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
837 888 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 69.98% 78.93% 70.45%
Number of salaries quoted 701 724 732
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 3 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Thurrock - 2 - -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
5 6 (25.00%) QA
5 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Test Management
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) Selenium
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) PHP
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.50%) C#
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) Python
8 3 (12.50%) ISEB
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.33%) VisionPLUS
9 2 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (8.33%) Legal
9 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 2 (8.33%) TDD

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (8.33%) VisionPLUS
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (4.17%) BASE24
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
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 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .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%) Waterfall
2 8 (33.33%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) Test Management
3 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) EAI
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (8.33%) webMethods
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
Basildon, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago