The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough 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 44 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.40% 1.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £35,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +6.50%
Test Strategy
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 264 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 88.55% 89.19% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 248 221 205
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,550 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £70,000 £57,500
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 Peterborough

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Peterborough

Test Strategy
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA