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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 73 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.42% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £34,836 £29,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.09% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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
583 845 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 81.20% 84.84% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 497 725 485
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 June 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 +15 3 £34,836 +7.18%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (60.00%) Test Management
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Zephyr
5 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) QA Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Coordinator
3 2 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Management
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft