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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 75 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.82% 1.19% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.48% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 11
Average salary £67,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
820 879 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 74.55% 80.72% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 627 691 643
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 £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,500 £57,500
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 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 16 September 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 16 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
Basildon 0 3 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Thurrock - 1 - -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) QA
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Test Management
3 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Test Planning
4 5 (22.73%) Analytics
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Selenium
4 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) IBM
5 4 (18.18%) PHP
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) ISEB
6 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Android
7 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 2 (9.09%) Magento
7 2 (9.09%) VisionPLUS

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
1 2 (9.09%) VisionPLUS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (4.55%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.55%) Firebug
3 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.55%) MSTest
3 1 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Environment Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
1 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Test Management
1 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
1 6 (27.27%) Test Planning
2 5 (22.73%) Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Web Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) PHP
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) JD Edwards
2 2 (9.09%) webMethods
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, bonus, medical, flex bens
Posted: 23 days ago