The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 51 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.36% - 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% - 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £26,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
Test Strategy
West 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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
213 240 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 75.80% 85.41% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 194 143 124
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Solihull

Test Strategy
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP