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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 40 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.06% 0.98% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.18% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
274 169 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.16% 82.84% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 241 149 158
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Luton region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Luton

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 15 (88.24%) BDD
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) RESTful
4 12 (70.59%) Scrum
4 12 (70.59%) C#
5 11 (64.71%) Waterfall
5 11 (64.71%) Agile Testing
6 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
6 10 (58.82%) SDLC
6 10 (58.82%) Project Management
7 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
7 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
7 9 (52.94%) SpecFlow
8 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
8 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
8 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (47.06%) Software Delivery
8 8 (47.06%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (47.06%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (47.06%) Web Development
8 8 (47.06%) JIRA
8 8 (47.06%) MVC
8 8 (47.06%) Ruby
8 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
8 8 (47.06%) HP
8 8 (47.06%) .NET

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) SpecFlow
2 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
2 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Tester
2 12 (70.59%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
4 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) RESTful
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) BDD
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) Scrum
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Testing
4 11 (64.71%) Waterfall
5 10 (58.82%) Project Management
5 10 (58.82%) SDLC
5 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
6 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
6 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
7 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
7 8 (47.06%) MVC
7 8 (47.06%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 8 (47.06%) Software Delivery
7 8 (47.06%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (47.06%) Web Development
8 6 (35.29%) API Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Coaching
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) HP
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