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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 62 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.21% 0.59% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.78% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £48,500 £68,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.45% +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 256 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 83.51% 75.74% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 308 225 245
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
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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 23 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA