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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 60 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 26 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.97% 0.36% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 0.41% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 6
Average salary £46,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

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
727 723 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.18% 86.17% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 621 647 441
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +18 22 £46,500 +24.00% 1
Wellingborough - 1 £37,500 -
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 19 (52.78%) Finance
1 19 (52.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 19 (52.78%) Test Management
2 17 (47.22%) System Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (47.22%) Demand Management
2 17 (47.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 17 (47.22%) System Integration Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (47.22%) Banking
3 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 16 (44.44%) QA
4 15 (41.67%) Project Management
5 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 12 (33.33%) Java
6 12 (33.33%) Selenium
6 12 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 11 (30.56%) Scrum
8 10 (27.78%) TDD
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 10 (27.78%) Agile Testing
8 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 8 (22.22%) WebDriver
10 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 6 (16.67%) Java EE
10 6 (16.67%) J2EE
10 6 (16.67%) UNIX
11 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) ZigBee
1 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Selenium
1 12 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Test Manager
2 10 (27.78%) Tester
2 10 (27.78%) Automated Tester
3 8 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 6 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Lead Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Web Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (2.78%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Java EE
1 6 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.33%) PMI
3 2 (5.56%) IVR
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 19 (52.78%) Test Management
2 17 (47.22%) System Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (47.22%) Demand Management
2 17 (47.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 17 (47.22%) System Integration Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 15 (41.67%) Project Management
5 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 11 (30.56%) Scrum
8 10 (27.78%) TDD
8 10 (27.78%) Agile Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Web Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
11 3 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) CSQA
1 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Google
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