The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 6 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 13.64% - 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.64% - 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Test Strategy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 100.00% 70.00% 65.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 19
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Home Counties region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Test Strategy
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft