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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Rank 62 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 19 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.04% 2.43% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.78% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 18
Median salary £56,250 £58,250 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.43% +8.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £37,310
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £60,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
798 1009 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.62% 87.51% 86.16%
Number of salaries quoted 602 762 878
Median salary £49,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Chelmsford -9 7 £55,000 -8.33%
Colchester -7 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 18 (42.86%) ISEB
1 18 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 16 (38.10%) SDLC
3 15 (35.71%) LoadRunner
4 14 (33.33%) Finance
5 11 (26.19%) HP
5 11 (26.19%) C#
5 11 (26.19%) Java
5 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
5 11 (26.19%) Release Management
5 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Selenium
6 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.05%) .NET
7 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
8 7 (16.67%) Citrix
8 7 (16.67%) QA
9 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 6 (14.29%) Client/Server
9 6 (14.29%) BDD
9 6 (14.29%) SpecFlow
9 6 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Gherkin
10 5 (11.90%) HP SiteScope
10 5 (11.90%) Test Management
10 5 (11.90%) SOAP
10 5 (11.90%) VBA
10 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
10 5 (11.90%) Degree
11 4 (9.52%) Resource Management

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) VisionPLUS
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) LoadRunner
2 9 (21.43%) Selenium
3 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
4 6 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 4 (9.52%) HP UFT
6 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Law
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Commercial Manager
1 11 (26.19%) SDLC Manager
2 9 (21.43%) Tester
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 4 (9.52%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 4 (9.52%) LoadRunner Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Performance Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Performance Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Software Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Head of Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 5 (11.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) SDLC
2 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
2 11 (26.19%) Release Management
2 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) BDD
4 6 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.90%) Test Management
6 4 (9.52%) Resource Management
6 4 (9.52%) Service Management
6 4 (9.52%) Test Planning
7 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps
7 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) TDD
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) C#
1 11 (26.19%) Java
2 5 (11.90%) VBA
3 3 (7.14%) C
4 2 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) ISEB
1 18 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) HP
2 7 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (9.52%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Cognizant
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