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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 44 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.09% - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% - 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
272 225 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 83.95% 84.91% 77.04%
Number of salaries quoted 210 123 103
Average salary £40,000 £38,765 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.18% +3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 3 March 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%) Waterfall
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) Automotive
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Analyst
4 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%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA