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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 119 119 128
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 27 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.23% 1.20% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.47% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 7
Average salary £55,000 £38,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -12.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1816 1638 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.51% 81.78% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 1269 1180
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Harpenden - 5 £55,000 -
Borehamwood - 3 £40,000 -
Hertford - 3 £62,500 -
St Albans -3 2 £105,000 +90.90%
Hemel Hempstead -5 2 £42,500 +18.05%
Royston - 1 - -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 20 (50.00%) Selenium
1 20 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 19 (47.50%) Test Automation
3 17 (42.50%) QA
3 17 (42.50%) ISEB
3 17 (42.50%) HP UFT
3 17 (42.50%) LoadRunner
3 17 (42.50%) Automated Testing
4 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 13 (32.50%) Test Management
7 12 (30.00%) Degree
7 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (30.00%) BDD
7 12 (30.00%) Java
7 12 (30.00%) TDD
7 12 (30.00%) JMeter
8 11 (27.50%) HTML
8 11 (27.50%) XML
8 11 (27.50%) JSON
9 10 (25.00%) SAP
9 10 (25.00%) C#
9 10 (25.00%) Manufacturing
9 10 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (25.00%) Quality Management
9 10 (25.00%) HP
10 9 (22.50%) CRM
10 9 (22.50%) JIRA

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (12.50%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
2 5 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
1 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Selenium
2 17 (42.50%) HP UFT
2 17 (42.50%) LoadRunner
3 12 (30.00%) JMeter
4 9 (22.50%) JIRA
5 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
5 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
6 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (15.00%) Subversion
7 5 (12.50%) Appium
7 5 (12.50%) Fiddler
7 5 (12.50%) MSTest
7 5 (12.50%) NCover
7 5 (12.50%) NUnit
7 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (10.00%) NCrunch
8 4 (10.00%) TeamCity
9 3 (7.50%) QADirector
General
1 10 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 10 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) QA Manager
1 10 (25.00%) SAP Manager
1 10 (25.00%) SAP Test Manager
2 8 (20.00%) SAP Testing Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Testing Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Automation Tester
3 7 (17.50%) Selenium Tester
3 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Tester
4 6 (15.00%) Test Leader
5 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) HTML
1 11 (27.50%) JSON
1 11 (27.50%) XML
2 8 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (12.50%) Ajax
3 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 5 (12.50%) HTML5
3 5 (12.50%) jQuery
3 5 (12.50%) MSMQ
3 5 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (12.50%) REST
3 5 (12.50%) RESTful
3 5 (12.50%) SOAP
3 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.00%) IVR
4 3 (7.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 19 (47.50%) Test Automation
3 17 (42.50%) Automated Testing
4 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 13 (32.50%) Test Management
6 12 (30.00%) BDD
6 12 (30.00%) TDD
7 10 (25.00%) Quality Management
8 9 (22.50%) CRM
9 7 (17.50%) ATDD
9 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.50%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (17.50%) Scrum
9 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
9 7 (17.50%) Validation
10 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (17.50%) Ruby
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 17 (42.50%) ISEB
3 12 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) HP
1 10 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) Verint
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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