The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 136 119 132
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 1.35% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.75% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 7
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1829 2062 1947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.87% 77.43% 74.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1705 1587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Strategy
East of England

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
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 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -16 5 £41,250 -21.42% 1
Stevenage -10 2 £47,500 +16.56%
St Albans -1 1 - -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (50.00%) UNIX
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Agilent
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Python
5 6 (30.00%) QA
5 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (25.00%) Subversion
6 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) Scalability Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) Tcl
6 5 (25.00%) EFT
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (25.00%) Perl
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) VB
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (20.00%) Data Mining
7 4 (20.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) ISEB
7 4 (20.00%) System Testing
8 3 (15.00%) ISTQB

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) ATM
3 1 (5.00%) Broadband
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) SMS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) OLAP
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (10.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) EFT
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) EPoS
3 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Scalability Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) System Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Usability Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) CAE
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
8 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) Tcl
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (20.00%) VB
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) VC++
6 2 (10.00%) VBScript
7 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Agilent
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Upto 30%
Posted: 13 hours ago