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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 36 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.88% 0.98% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.17% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
189 257 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 83.63% 84.26% 88.05%
Number of salaries quoted 155 173 257
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Rally
2 2 (66.67%) Testopia
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) IIBA
3 1 (33.33%) CBAP
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (66.67%) Testopia
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) CBAP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Rally
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