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 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 65 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.85% - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% - 0.19%
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
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
613 789 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 87.32% 84.48% 78.23%
Number of salaries quoted 498 677 473
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £47,500 £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 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
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 4 August 2015. 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 - 6 £34,836 -
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Coordinator
2 3 (37.50%) QA Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Test Coordinator
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior QA Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Testing Manager
4 1 (12.50%) QA Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft