The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 65 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% 0.55% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.71% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £60,000 £46,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.72% -11.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,908 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+0.20% +6.28%
Test Strategy
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
410 421 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 78.85% 77.11% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 301 304 274
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Watford

Test Strategy
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA