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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 62 53 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.38% 3.54% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 4.02% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 2
Median salary £48,750 £46,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +24.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,054
% change year-on-year
- +2.14%
Test Strategy
Northamptonshire

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
478 547 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 90.87% 87.94% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 361 469 499
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA