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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 63 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.19% 3.00% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 3.33% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 1
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.14%
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
494 600 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 91.48% 89.96% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 347 533 524
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 29 June 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