The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 9.52% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Test Strategy
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 90.48% 100.00% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Southport

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Southport

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southport

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southport 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 6 (100.00%) Ant
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) PuTTY
2 5 (83.33%) WinSCP
2 5 (83.33%) WATIR
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
2 5 (83.33%) TortoiseSVN
2 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JMeter
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Log4j
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Southport by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southport 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) PuTTY
1 5 (83.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Ant
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) JMeter
2 5 (83.33%) TortoiseSVN
2 5 (83.33%) WATIR
2 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Log4j
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) J2SE
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) SUSE
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat