The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank - 20 31
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.79% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.93% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
Test Strategy
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 107 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.35% 84.92% 75.30%
Number of salaries quoted 140 56 139
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in the Midlands