The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - 44 45
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 2.24% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.71% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 14
Median salary - £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Test Strategy
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
518 369 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.06% 82.74% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 375 283 416
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,920 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Merseyside region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Merseyside

Test Strategy
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago