The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 46 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.10% 0.17% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 0.23% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 10
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 426 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.43% 72.20% 78.12%
Number of salaries quoted 275 393 434
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
East of England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +21 11 £40,000 +23.07%
Haverhill - 1 - -
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 20 (90.91%) Test Scripting
2 14 (63.64%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 8 (36.36%) QA
5 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Content Management
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 4 (18.18%) Time Management
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Marketing
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Finance
9 1 (4.55%) TDD
9 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.55%) BDD
9 1 (4.55%) Test Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) QA Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Web Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automated Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Test Scripting
2 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Content Management
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Time Management
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft