The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 36 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.46% 1.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £86,000 £54,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.79% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Test Strategy
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 249 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 78.80% 82.45% 81.63%
Number of salaries quoted 146 239 370
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Luton

Test Strategy
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
1 8 (88.89%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (88.89%) Marketing
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
1 8 (88.89%) QA
1 8 (88.89%) Atlassian
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Confluence
1 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (88.89%) Project Management
1 8 (88.89%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 8 (88.89%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
1 8 (88.89%) Project Management
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) HP