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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 98 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 31 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.54% 0.93% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.11% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 15
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +52.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%

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
1752 1716 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 87.21% 83.99% 83.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1453 1335
Median salary £48,750 £53,100 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.19% +6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
Harpenden +10 7 £45,000 -18.18% 1
St Albans -1 6 £45,000 -57.14%
Stevenage - 4 £38,500 -
Borehamwood -9 1 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £26,500 -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 35 (62.50%) Selenium
2 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (51.79%) QA
4 28 (50.00%) JIRA
4 28 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (42.86%) ISTQB
6 21 (37.50%) Regression Testing
7 16 (28.57%) SQL
8 15 (26.79%) Software Testing
9 11 (19.64%) ISEB
9 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
9 11 (19.64%) Automation Testing
9 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
11 9 (16.07%) Functional Testing
12 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 8 (14.29%) Finance
13 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 6 (10.71%) Project Management
14 6 (10.71%) Back Office
14 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
14 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
14 6 (10.71%) Defect Management
14 6 (10.71%) Payment Gateway
15 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
15 5 (8.93%) Load Testing
15 5 (8.93%) SAP
15 5 (8.93%) Windows
15 5 (8.93%) Linux

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 2 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (62.50%) Selenium
2 28 (50.00%) JIRA
3 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.57%) Appium
4 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.57%) JMeter
4 2 (3.57%) Robot Framework
4 2 (3.57%) TestRail
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) JBehave
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) JUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Maven
5 1 (1.79%) Mockito
5 1 (1.79%) Moq
5 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
1 20 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 14 (25.00%) QA Team Leader
2 14 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 12 (21.43%) Tester
4 10 (17.86%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Senior Test Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Test Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Manual Tester
5 6 (10.71%) Regression Test Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Software Tester
5 6 (10.71%) UAT Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) UAT Test Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) SAP Tester
7 1 (1.79%) Applications Tester
7 1 (1.79%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Software Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.57%) REST
2 2 (3.57%) SOAP
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 15 (26.79%) Software Testing
5 11 (19.64%) Automation Testing
5 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.07%) Functional Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Defect Management
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
8 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.93%) Load Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.14%) BDD
11 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
12 2 (3.57%) Kanban
12 2 (3.57%) Security Testing
12 2 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 11 (19.64%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (51.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) HP
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
1 5 (8.93%) SAP
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
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