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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 23 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.92% 1.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
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
114 149 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 83.21% 73.04% 74.90%
Number of salaries quoted 77 114 128
Average salary £40,000 £48,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.09% +1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,947
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

Test Strategy
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring