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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 40 - 47
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% - 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% - 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £26,000 - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
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
205 249 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 77.65% 81.64% 78.49%
Number of salaries quoted 187 179 166
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP