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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
381 319 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 81.41% 83.73% 77.68%
Number of salaries quoted 329 281 286
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA