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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 81 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 22 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.78% 0.79% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.94% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 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 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +6.50%
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
1044 957 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 84.33% 84.47% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 774 767 814
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram 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 27 March 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
(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 +9 22 £35,000 -12.50%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (47.37%) Degree
3 15 (39.47%) Finance
4 14 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (34.21%) ISEB
6 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
7 6 (15.79%) Test Management
7 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
8 4 (10.53%) Validation
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
8 4 (10.53%) Linux
8 4 (10.53%) ITIL
8 4 (10.53%) Service Management
8 4 (10.53%) ITSM
8 4 (10.53%) Back Office
8 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Test Planning
9 3 (7.89%) UNIX
9 3 (7.89%) QA
10 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
10 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
11 1 (2.63%) V-Model
11 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (2.63%) Mentoring

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Analyst
1 19 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Test Manager
3 12 (31.58%) Lead Test Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Programme Manager
5 7 (18.42%) Programme Test Manager
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Head of Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.63%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (15.79%) Test Management
2 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Service Management
3 4 (10.53%) ITSM
3 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
3 4 (10.53%) Validation
3 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
3 4 (10.53%) Test Planning
4 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.63%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C#
1 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 13 (34.21%) ISEB
3 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) IBM