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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 46 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.38% - 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £26,000 - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
200 241 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 76.05% 84.56% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 180 150 146
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 23 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Business Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP