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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 73 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.31% 0.099% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £41,250 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
816 786 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 82.09% 77.67% 82.78%
Number of salaries quoted 655 647 732
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 17 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 33 (73.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (53.33%) Validation
2 24 (53.33%) Project Planning
2 24 (53.33%) Test Planning
3 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
4 7 (15.56%) SAP
4 7 (15.56%) CRM
4 7 (15.56%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.33%) Retail
6 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 5 (11.11%) Test Management
7 4 (8.89%) ISEB
8 3 (6.67%) SLA
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
9 2 (4.44%) CMMI
9 2 (4.44%) Finance
9 2 (4.44%) Billing
9 2 (4.44%) SAP Retail
9 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.44%) SAP HANA

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
1 2 (4.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.22%) Rational Robot
1 1 (2.22%) SilkTest
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Billing
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Test Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Senior Test Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) SAP Manager
4 2 (4.44%) SAP Test Manager
4 2 (4.44%) SAP BW Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Tester
5 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (2.22%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (53.33%) Validation
2 24 (53.33%) Project Planning
2 24 (53.33%) Test Planning
3 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
4 7 (15.56%) CRM
4 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.11%) Test Management
6 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.44%) CMMI
7 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.22%) System Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.89%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) SAP
1 7 (15.56%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix