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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 121 145 146
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.49% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.55% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 10
Median salary £48,750 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £85,000
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
1713 2015 2165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.59% 82.99% 82.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1427 1639 1792
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
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 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 - 3 £30,500 - 1
Watford - 3 £70,000 -
St Albans - 2 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +14 1 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £37,500 - 1
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (57.69%) QA
2 11 (42.31%) Test Management
2 11 (42.31%) HP
2 11 (42.31%) HP UFT
3 10 (38.46%) Selenium
3 10 (38.46%) Functional Testing
4 9 (34.62%) JIRA
4 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) SAP
5 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
6 7 (26.92%) Quality Management
6 7 (26.92%) LoadRunner
6 7 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
9 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
9 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) Scrum
10 3 (11.54%) Windows

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
2 1 (3.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) HP UFT
2 10 (38.46%) Selenium
3 9 (34.62%) JIRA
4 7 (26.92%) LoadRunner
5 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
7 2 (7.69%) QADirector
7 2 (7.69%) TestDirector
8 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
8 1 (3.85%) MSTest
8 1 (3.85%) NCover
8 1 (3.85%) NCrunch
8 1 (3.85%) NUnit
8 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
1 7 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) QA Manager
1 7 (26.92%) SAP Manager
1 7 (26.92%) SAP Test Manager
2 6 (23.08%) SAP Testing Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Testing Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Manual Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Test Manager
5 3 (11.54%) QA Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Functional QA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Head of QA
6 2 (7.69%) Head of Test
6 2 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) MSMQ
2 1 (3.85%) Ninject
2 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Statistics
3 2 (7.69%) IVR
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Test Management
2 10 (38.46%) Functional Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Quality Management
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
9 3 (11.54%) BDD
9 3 (11.54%) Data Mapping
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) People Management
9 3 (11.54%) Scrum
9 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) HP
2 8 (30.77%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Verint
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago