The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 70 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.81% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.56% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £38,000 £47,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.14% +44.61%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
550 540 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 74.12% 73.17% 70.41%
Number of salaries quoted 463 462 489
Average salary £35,232 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Test Strategy
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Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 3 £38,500 -18.08%
Durham - 3 £24,750 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) BT
1 5 (41.67%) Document Management
1 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Transition Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Document Management
1 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) BT
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
North East
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