The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 71 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.56% 0.82% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.91% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £31,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
587 658 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 82.33% 89.52% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 466 580 574
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East 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 the North East

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in the North East

Test Strategy
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +14 3 £31,500 -
Tyne and Wear -1 1 - -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) QA Automation

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Manager
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Data Management
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP