The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 87 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.38% 1.22% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 1.42% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 5
Average salary - £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
902 988 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 85.74% 86.44% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 629 765 811
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Nottingham -7 4 - -
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) ISEB
3 10 (52.63%) QA
4 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
4 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
8 3 (15.79%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
8 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.79%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
1 13 (68.42%) Test Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Pensions Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) QA Manager
3 3 (15.79%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Quality Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Software Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Software QA Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
4 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Re-Platforming
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) ISEB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) Kronos
1 1 (5.26%) SAP