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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 65 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.61% 2.99% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 3.69% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 1
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
Test Strategy
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
523 379 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.21% 80.98% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 470 312 464
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 Suffolk

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Suffolk

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -28 3 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Stowmarket - 1 £25,500 -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) VisiBroker
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) DSDM
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) VisiBroker
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Graduate
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Graduate Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) DSDM
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) MCPD
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
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