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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 78 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 15 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.45% 0.81% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.95% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
876 845 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 84.64% 85.87% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 650 675 659
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,458 £57,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (36.36%) ISEB
3 11 (33.33%) Degree
4 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
5 9 (27.27%) Test Management
6 8 (24.24%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Project Management
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.12%) Validation
10 4 (12.12%) Linux
10 4 (12.12%) ITIL
10 4 (12.12%) Service Management
10 4 (12.12%) ITSM
10 4 (12.12%) Back Office
10 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
10 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
10 4 (12.12%) VCP4
11 3 (9.09%) SAP
11 3 (9.09%) UNIX
11 3 (9.09%) Retail
11 3 (9.09%) QA
12 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
12 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
13 1 (3.03%) V-Model
13 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
13 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (3.03%) Waterfall

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Back Office
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Test Manager
2 13 (39.39%) Test Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Lead Test Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Programme Manager
5 6 (18.18%) Programme Test Manager
6 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (12.12%) Head of Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Test Management
2 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Validation
5 4 (12.12%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) ITSM
5 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.03%) V-Model
7 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.03%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C#
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) ISEB
2 11 (33.33%) Degree
3 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.12%) VCP4
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
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