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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 113 149 137
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 24 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.25% 0.25% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.29% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 5
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
1625 2077 2019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.68% 85.86% 84.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1795 1647
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Letchworth - 10 £30,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £37,500 -
Harpenden - 4 £45,000 -
Watford - 3 £70,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (65.38%) SQL
1 17 (65.38%) JIRA
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) QA
3 13 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Selenium
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 10 (38.46%) Automation Testing
7 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
9 5 (19.23%) Load Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
9 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.54%) HP
10 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
10 3 (11.54%) Confluence
10 3 (11.54%) Test Management
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) Scrum
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
10 3 (11.54%) People Management

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 (11.54%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) JIRA
2 11 (42.31%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Manual Tester
1 10 (38.46%) Software Tester
1 10 (38.46%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) QA Leader
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) QA Team Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Test Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (7.69%) Functional QA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
4 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Load Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (11.54%) People Management
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) HP