The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 59 79 97
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 15 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.23% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 0.33% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 5
Average salary £49,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.30% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £32,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.78%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
567 615 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 84.38% 82.33% 91.65%
Number of salaries quoted 479 518 725
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 15 £49,500 -
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 15 (68.18%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 14 (63.64%) MVC
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (59.09%) Unit Testing
3 13 (59.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 12 (54.55%) Software Delivery
4 12 (54.55%) Compatibility Testing
4 12 (54.55%) OWASP
4 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (54.55%) Web Development
5 9 (40.91%) HTML
5 9 (40.91%) HTML5
6 8 (36.36%) CSS
6 8 (36.36%) CSS3
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) WinForms
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Degree
8 6 (27.27%) ReSharper
8 6 (27.27%) IIS
8 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 6 (27.27%) UML
8 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
8 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (27.27%) MSBuild
9 5 (22.73%) Line Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (27.27%) MSBuild
2 6 (27.27%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
1 10 (45.45%) Software Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Architect
4 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Architect
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) QA Leader
5 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
1 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) HTML5
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) CSS3
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (31.82%) WinForms
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
6 2 (9.09%) Ember.js
6 2 (9.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (63.64%) MVC
2 13 (59.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 13 (59.09%) Unit Testing
3 12 (54.55%) Compatibility Testing
3 12 (54.55%) OWASP
3 12 (54.55%) Software Delivery
3 12 (54.55%) Web Development
4 6 (27.27%) UML
4 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Line Management
5 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 5 (22.73%) System Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) HP