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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 42 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.95% 0.75% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.88% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 1
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £86,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -36.04%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
412 227 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.42% 85.66% 83.20%
Number of salaries quoted 363 191 169
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 £36,162 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £72,500
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 10 December 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Luton

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 28 (93.33%) BDD
2 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (70.00%) SpecFlow
3 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (66.67%) Scrum
5 18 (60.00%) Regression Testing
5 18 (60.00%) Agile Testing
5 18 (60.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (56.67%) SDLC
6 17 (56.67%) Project Management
7 15 (50.00%) HP UFT
7 15 (50.00%) HP
7 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 15 (50.00%) .NET
7 15 (50.00%) MVC
7 15 (50.00%) Ruby
7 15 (50.00%) Web Development
7 15 (50.00%) JIRA
7 15 (50.00%) Mobile App
7 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
8 14 (46.67%) RESTful
9 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
9 13 (43.33%) C#
10 12 (40.00%) Functional Testing
10 12 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (40.00%) Software Delivery
10 12 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) SpecFlow
2 15 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 15 (50.00%) JIRA
2 15 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (16.67%) JMeter
4 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Tester
2 24 (80.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
3 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Lead Tester
4 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
1 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (46.67%) RESTful
3 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) BDD
2 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (66.67%) Scrum
4 18 (60.00%) Agile Testing
4 18 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 18 (60.00%) Waterfall
5 17 (56.67%) Project Management
5 17 (56.67%) SDLC
6 15 (50.00%) MVC
6 15 (50.00%) Web Development
7 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
8 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
9 12 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (40.00%) Functional Testing
9 12 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 12 (40.00%) Software Delivery
9 12 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
10 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
11 9 (30.00%) Coaching
12 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Ruby
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) HP
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