The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 57 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.69% 0.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £40,250 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
381 372 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 87.99% 81.76% 58.29%
Number of salaries quoted 341 305 206
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Test Strategy
Bedfordshire

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
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 16 April 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Luton

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA