The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 35 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.66% 0.99% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.24% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £48,250 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.07% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Test Strategy
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 323 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 64.78% 79.95% 82.72%
Number of salaries quoted 143 259 264
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Middlesex

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Test Strategy
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP