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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 117 150 139
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.99% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.43% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 9
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +4.39%
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
1689 2082 2077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 83.86% 84.91% 83.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1735 1723
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 27 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 27 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 - 7 £30,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £37,500 -
Watford - 3 £70,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +12 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Harpenden - 2 £45,000 - 1
St Albans - 1 £50,000 -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) QA
3 13 (50.00%) JIRA
4 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) Selenium
5 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
6 9 (34.62%) Linux
6 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
7 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) Functional Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
9 5 (19.23%) Load Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Test Management
9 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
9 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
9 5 (19.23%) HP
10 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (11.54%) People Management
11 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
11 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
11 3 (11.54%) BDD
11 3 (11.54%) Confluence
11 3 (11.54%) TDD
11 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing

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
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) JIRA
2 10 (38.46%) Selenium
3 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.85%) QADirector
6 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Manual Tester
1 7 (26.92%) Software Tester
1 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Tester
2 6 (23.08%) QA Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (7.69%) Functional QA Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) QA Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Head of QA
5 1 (3.85%) Testing Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) IVR
2 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
4 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Functional Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Load Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Test Management
6 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) People Management
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
9 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Verint
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago