The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 55 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.47% 0.84% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.93% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
432 538 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 90.57% 90.42% 88.56%
Number of salaries quoted 315 376 486
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton 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 Northampton

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Northampton

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 19 (76.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Automated Testing
3 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (56.00%) ISEB
4 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) ISTQB
4 13 (52.00%) System Testing
4 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (52.00%) Gherkin
4 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
4 13 (52.00%) Coaching
5 9 (36.00%) QA
6 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (24.00%) Ansible
7 5 (20.00%) Programme Governance
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Finance
10 1 (4.00%) Change Management
10 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.00%) CISA
10 1 (4.00%) CISM
10 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
10 1 (4.00%) MS Visio

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Test Leader
2 5 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (4.00%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.00%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) EPoS
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Automated Testing
4 13 (52.00%) Coaching
4 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
4 13 (52.00%) System Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (24.00%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Programme Governance
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Internal Audit
9 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (4.00%) Records Management
9 1 (4.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) ISEB
2 13 (52.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) CISA
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) CRISC
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) IBM