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 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 57 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 30 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.41% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 0
Average salary £47,000 £67,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
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
737 799 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.65% 84.37% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 638 669 410
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +15 23 £47,000 -10.47% 1
Wellingborough - 1 £37,500 -
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (59.38%) Test Management
2 18 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (56.25%) Finance
3 17 (53.13%) Banking
3 17 (53.13%) Project Management
4 16 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 16 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (50.00%) System Testing
4 16 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (50.00%) Demand Management
5 13 (40.63%) QA
6 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Java
7 9 (28.13%) Selenium
7 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
8 8 (25.00%) Scrum
9 7 (21.88%) TDD
9 7 (21.88%) SQL
9 7 (21.88%) Agile Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
10 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
10 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
11 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Web Testing
12 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
12 3 (9.38%) CSQA
12 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
12 3 (9.38%) Java EE

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
1 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 17 (53.13%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Tester
2 7 (21.88%) Test Leader
2 7 (21.88%) Automated Tester
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (9.38%) Lead Tester
3 3 (9.38%) Web Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) J2EE
1 3 (9.38%) Java EE
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) PMI
3 2 (6.25%) IVR
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Test Management
2 18 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (53.13%) Project Management
4 16 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 16 (50.00%) System Testing
4 16 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (50.00%) Demand Management
5 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (21.88%) TDD
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Web Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
10 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.25%) Validation
11 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) CSQA
2 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Google
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