The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 69 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 24 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.08% 1.77% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.15% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 6
Average salary £35,000 £43,200 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.98% -21.45%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Test Strategy
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1024 789 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 88.81% 82.19% 81.44%
Number of salaries quoted 808 598 669
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Nottingham

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 43 (79.63%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (77.78%) Finance
3 36 (66.67%) Degree
3 36 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (25.93%) ISTQB
4 14 (25.93%) ISEB
5 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.81%) QA
6 8 (14.81%) Test Management
7 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.96%) Software Testing
7 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (9.26%) V-Model
8 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.41%) HP
9 4 (7.41%) MS Office
9 4 (7.41%) SAP
9 4 (7.41%) Windows
9 4 (7.41%) Publishing
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
10 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.56%) C#
10 3 (5.56%) Java
10 3 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.70%) Gherkin
11 2 (3.70%) Line Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
General
1 42 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (79.63%) Analyst
2 41 (75.93%) Test Analyst
3 21 (38.89%) Lead Test Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Test Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Programme Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (5.56%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Manager
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Test Manager
7 2 (3.70%) SAP Programme Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Test Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.85%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (79.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.85%) Telematics
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.81%) Test Management
4 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
4 7 (12.96%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.26%) V-Model
5 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Web Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Scrum
8 2 (3.70%) Web Development
8 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.70%) CRM
8 2 (3.70%) Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.70%) Line Management
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C#
1 3 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (66.67%) Degree
2 14 (25.93%) ISEB
2 14 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) SAP
1 4 (7.41%) HP
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) OpenText
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 13 days ago