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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 57 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.92% 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £23,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,908 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+0.20% +6.28%
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
336 493 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 77.24% 83.70% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 270 390 303
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,428 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 7 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP