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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 50 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 23 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.70% 0.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 0.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 0
Average salary £47,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
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
530 542 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 85.21% 83.77% 79.75%
Number of salaries quoted 462 466 273
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Northampton

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 14 (56.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (56.00%) Test Management
2 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
2 13 (52.00%) Banking
3 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (48.00%) System Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (48.00%) Demand Management
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) QA
6 8 (32.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Selenium
7 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (28.00%) Agile Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Web Testing
9 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (12.00%) J2EE
9 3 (12.00%) UNIX
9 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
9 3 (12.00%) Java EE

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
1 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
1 13 (52.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Automated Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Web Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) J2EE
1 3 (12.00%) Java EE
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
2 1 (4.00%) IVR
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (56.00%) Test Management
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
3 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (48.00%) System Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (48.00%) Demand Management
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Web Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
10 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
10 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Google
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