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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.45% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £34,836 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
371 450 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 89.61% 84.75% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 300 389 267
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £43,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (50.00%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Testing Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft