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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 77 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.58% - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £60,000 - £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
634 682 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 91.22% 85.14% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 474 601 526
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016. 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
Warwick - 4 - -
Rugby - 3 £52,500 -
Test Strategy
West Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) ISEB
4 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) Test Management
4 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (44.00%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (44.00%) Test Planning
5 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 10 (40.00%) Marketing
6 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) SAP
9 3 (12.00%) HNC
9 3 (12.00%) HND
9 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (12.00%) VPN
9 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
9 3 (12.00%) QA
9 3 (12.00%) Wealth Management
9 3 (12.00%) System Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
10 2 (8.00%) Defect Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Serena SBM
1 2 (8.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (8.00%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Test Manager
2 13 (52.00%) Software Test Manager
3 11 (44.00%) Software Manager
4 10 (40.00%) Senior Manager
4 10 (40.00%) Senior Test Manager
5 6 (24.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Product Design Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Product Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) QA Leader
6 3 (12.00%) QA Manager
6 3 (12.00%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Software QA Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Test Programme Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (44.00%) Test Management
2 11 (44.00%) Test Planning
2 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.00%) System Testing
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (8.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) ISEB
2 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) HNC
4 3 (12.00%) HND
5 2 (8.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) HP