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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 75 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.17% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.63% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
477 480 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.03% 76.43% 74.96%
Number of salaries quoted 358 442 457
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -6 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 11 (61.11%) Perl
3 11 (61.11%) UNIX
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Python
3 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
3 11 (61.11%) Tcl
3 11 (61.11%) Change Management
3 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Project Planning
4 7 (38.89%) Agilent
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Subversion
4 7 (38.89%) Scalability Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Test Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 11 (61.11%) Change Management
3 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Project Planning
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Scalability Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Perl
1 11 (61.11%) Python
1 11 (61.11%) Tcl
2 7 (38.89%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Agilent