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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 84 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 7 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.41% 1.11% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.48% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 35
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -14.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
791 472 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.63% 74.57% 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 732 428 494
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,225 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 3 £35,000 -20.45%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Testing Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
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