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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 138 141 137
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.18% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.83% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 12
Median salary £50,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +2.38%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1854 1799 1993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.43% 77.51% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1436 1593
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £70,000
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
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 4 May 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 +25 2 £50,000 -16.66%
Hemel Hempstead +15 1 £42,500 -6.59%
Royston - 1 - -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (57.58%) QA
2 15 (45.45%) Selenium
3 13 (39.39%) Performance Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Test Management
3 13 (39.39%) Manual Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
4 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 10 (30.30%) C#
5 10 (30.30%) SAP
5 10 (30.30%) HP
5 10 (30.30%) HP UFT
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Quality Management
6 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
6 9 (27.27%) LoadRunner
6 9 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (27.27%) CRM
6 9 (27.27%) JIRA
7 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
7 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
7 8 (24.24%) ISEB
7 8 (24.24%) Web Services
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (15.15%) Relational Database

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 5 (15.15%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) HP UFT
3 9 (27.27%) JIRA
3 9 (27.27%) LoadRunner
4 5 (15.15%) Appium
4 5 (15.15%) Fiddler
4 5 (15.15%) JMeter
4 5 (15.15%) MSTest
4 5 (15.15%) NCover
4 5 (15.15%) NUnit
4 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
5 4 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.12%) NCrunch
5 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
6 3 (9.09%) QADirector
6 3 (9.09%) TestDirector
7 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
1 9 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) QA Manager
1 9 (27.27%) SAP Manager
1 9 (27.27%) SAP Test Manager
2 7 (21.21%) SAP Testing Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Test Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Testing Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Test Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
2 5 (15.15%) Ajax
2 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
2 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (15.15%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) Entity Framework
2 5 (15.15%) Gherkin
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) HTML5
2 5 (15.15%) jQuery
2 5 (15.15%) JSON
2 5 (15.15%) MSMQ
2 5 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (15.15%) RESTful
2 5 (15.15%) SOAP
2 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (15.15%) WCF
2 5 (15.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.09%) Statistics
4 2 (6.06%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Manual Testing
1 13 (39.39%) Performance Testing
1 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
1 13 (39.39%) Test Management
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
3 9 (27.27%) CRM
3 9 (27.27%) Quality Management
3 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
4 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.15%) BDD
6 5 (15.15%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (15.15%) MVC
6 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) Usability Testing
7 4 (12.12%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (24.24%) ISEB
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) HP
1 10 (30.30%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Verint