The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 99 127 143
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 37 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.74% 0.78% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.92% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 8
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1889 1841 2022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.98% 85.00% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1565 1525 1647
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Hertfordshire region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
St Albans +3 8 £45,000 -57.14%
Harpenden +3 6 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Stevenage - 4 £38,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £37,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +8 2 £38,250 -25.36%
Borehamwood -7 2 £40,000 -
Watford - 1 £60,000 -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) Selenium
3 30 (50.00%) QA
4 28 (46.67%) JIRA
5 27 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (38.33%) SQL
7 20 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 20 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 16 (26.67%) Automation Testing
9 14 (23.33%) Manual Testing
9 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
10 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (20.00%) Linux
11 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
11 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (16.67%) Windows
12 10 (16.67%) Oracle
13 9 (15.00%) Finance
13 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
13 9 (15.00%) Functional Testing
14 8 (13.33%) Load Testing
14 8 (13.33%) ISEB
15 7 (11.67%) WebDriver
16 6 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
16 6 (10.00%) Defect Management
16 6 (10.00%) HP
16 6 (10.00%) Back Office
17 5 (8.33%) SAP
17 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
17 5 (8.33%) HP Quality Center

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (51.67%) Selenium
2 28 (46.67%) JIRA
3 7 (11.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.33%) Appium
5 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.33%) JMeter
5 2 (3.33%) Robot Framework
5 2 (3.33%) TestRail
6 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.67%) JBehave
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) Mockito
6 1 (1.67%) Moq
6 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
1 20 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) Tester
3 13 (21.67%) QA Leader
4 11 (18.33%) Manual Tester
4 11 (18.33%) QA Team Leader
4 11 (18.33%) Software Tester
4 11 (18.33%) Team Leader
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) SAP Tester
7 3 (5.00%) Regression Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) SOAP
2 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.33%) REST
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.67%) RESTful
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 16 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 14 (23.33%) Manual Testing
5 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.00%) Functional Testing
7 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.33%) Load Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Defect Management
10 5 (8.33%) BDD
10 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.67%) Automated Testing
12 3 (5.00%) Project Management
12 3 (5.00%) Scrum
12 3 (5.00%) TDD
12 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) HP
3 5 (8.33%) SAP
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago