The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 56 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.93% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £34,836 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.98% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
Test Strategy
Leicestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 494 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 84.62% 84.73% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 306 424 249
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Leicester

Test Strategy
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
1 6 (85.71%) Test Management
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) Zephyr
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (42.86%) Bugzilla
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Zephyr
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Test Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Coordinator
2 3 (42.86%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Management
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft