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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 57 50 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 6 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.20% 2.11% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 2.54% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 5
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
371 355 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 74.50% 83.14% 75.92%
Number of salaries quoted 291 286 378
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram 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 30 January 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 -10 2 £30,000 -33.33%
Stowmarket - 1 £25,500 - 1
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) DSDM
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Tcl
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Replication

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Development Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) DSDM
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Tcl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
Stowmarket
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago