Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 77 64
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13 +31
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.54% 0.55% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.64% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 7
Derbyshire median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £46,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £48,750 £53,000
East Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £35,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +67.83% -20.56% -

Test Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 528 623 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 90.26% 86.17% 88.97%
Number of salaries quoted 356 481 495
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Derbyshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Derbyshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Derbyshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +13 8 £40,000 -15.79%
Alfreton - 1 £47,500 -
Test Strategy
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) React
4 2 (22.22%) Data Science
4 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
5 1 (11.11%) SQL

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) NonStop SQL
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Leader
2 2 (22.22%) QA Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technology Director
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Data Science
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA