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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 90 104 92
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.29% 0.45% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.52% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 15
Median salary £55,000 £80,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £51,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.78%
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
835 1160 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.17% 87.35% 78.42%
Number of salaries quoted 638 939 905
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex 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 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 1 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Basildon 0 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Chelmsford - 3 £37,500 -
Colchester - 2 - -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 29 (67.44%) LoadRunner
2 23 (53.49%) ISTQB
3 22 (51.16%) HP UFT
4 21 (48.84%) Test Scripting
5 18 (41.86%) Test Management
5 18 (41.86%) ISEB
6 15 (34.88%) Software Testing
7 13 (30.23%) Java
8 12 (27.91%) SOAP
8 12 (27.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (25.58%) QA
10 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (20.93%) Degree
11 9 (20.93%) Performance Testing
11 9 (20.93%) Citrix
11 9 (20.93%) HP
11 9 (20.93%) C#
11 9 (20.93%) SAP
11 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
11 9 (20.93%) Finance
12 8 (18.60%) Law
12 8 (18.60%) Selenium
12 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
13 7 (16.28%) Service Management
13 7 (16.28%) VBA
13 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
13 7 (16.28%) HP SiteScope
14 6 (13.95%) Legal
14 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
15 5 (11.63%) JIRA

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (67.44%) LoadRunner
2 22 (51.16%) HP UFT
3 8 (18.60%) Selenium
4 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
5 5 (11.63%) JIRA
6 4 (9.30%) JMeter
7 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Law
3 6 (13.95%) Legal
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Team Leader
2 16 (37.21%) Technical Leader
3 15 (34.88%) Test Leader
4 14 (32.56%) Test Team Leader
5 13 (30.23%) Technical Team Leader
6 9 (20.93%) Tester
7 7 (16.28%) LoadRunner Tester
7 7 (16.28%) Test Engineer
8 6 (13.95%) Analyst
9 5 (11.63%) Performance Analyst
10 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
10 4 (9.30%) Performance Tester
10 4 (9.30%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
11 3 (6.98%) Technical Tester
11 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
12 2 (4.65%) Senior Performance Tester
12 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
12 2 (4.65%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) SOAP
2 5 (11.63%) REST
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Test Scripting
2 18 (41.86%) Test Management
3 15 (34.88%) Software Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.93%) Performance Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Service Management
8 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.98%) Line Management
11 3 (6.98%) Load Testing
11 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
11 3 (6.98%) QA Automation
11 3 (6.98%) Release Management
11 3 (6.98%) SDLC
11 3 (6.98%) Six Sigma
11 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.98%) User Stories
12 2 (4.65%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) VBA
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) ISTQB
2 18 (41.86%) ISEB
3 9 (20.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Citrix
1 9 (20.93%) HP
1 9 (20.93%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) FINEOS
2 1 (2.33%) Guidewire
2 1 (2.33%) Telerik
Essex
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