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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 149 134 119
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.40% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.50% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 12
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1960 2007 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.40% 81.12% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1662 1278
Average salary £48,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £50,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 14 (56.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (40.00%) ISEB
4 9 (36.00%) IVR
4 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) QA
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 5 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (20.00%) Retail
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (16.00%) Verint
8 4 (16.00%) Speech Recognition
8 4 (16.00%) Test Management
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (12.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) SAP
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
10 2 (8.00%) People Management
10 2 (8.00%) Change Control
10 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Coaching
10 2 (8.00%) SDLC
10 2 (8.00%) Resource Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.00%) NUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.00%) TestLink
2 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Test Manager
1 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (4.00%) Test Architect
3 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Test Strategist
3 1 (4.00%) Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) IVR
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Physics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Test Management
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Speech Recognition
2 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Coaching
4 2 (8.00%) People Management
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (40.00%) ISEB
3 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Verint
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
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