The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 67 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.60% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.42% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £40,250 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Test Strategy
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
576 474 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 85.71% 78.35% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 514 406 590
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 Warwickshire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Warwickshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Leamington Spa - 1 £42,500 -
Warwick - 1 £37,500 -
Test Strategy
West Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) TestLink
General
1 2 (22.22%) Automotive
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com