The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 83 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.11% 2.15% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 2.96% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 33
Average salary £55,000 £44,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.56%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Test Strategy
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
754 473 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 80.64% 72.66% 75.85%
Number of salaries quoted 682 415 442
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Strategy
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
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