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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 51 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.50% - 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% - 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Median salary £41,250 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 - £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 - £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
358 495 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 89.95% 89.67% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 293 334 443
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 26 February 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 18 (72.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Automated Testing
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) ISEB
3 13 (52.00%) ISTQB
3 13 (52.00%) System Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (48.00%) Gherkin
4 12 (48.00%) Mentoring
4 12 (48.00%) Coaching
4 12 (48.00%) Windows
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 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.00%) Finance
10 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
11 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
11 1 (4.00%) Records Management
11 1 (4.00%) Internal Audit
11 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills

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
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) 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 6 (24.00%) 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
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Automated Testing
3 13 (52.00%) System Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Coaching
4 12 (48.00%) Mentoring
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 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
10 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
10 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
10 1 (4.00%) Statistics
10 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) ISEB
1 13 (52.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) CISA
2 1 (4.00%) CISM
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) CRISC
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) IBM