Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 70 63
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 2.77% 1.64% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.86% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 4
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +77.08%
10th Percentile £36,250 £43,750 £33,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £53,000 £45,150
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%

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 448 646 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 95.32% 88.49% 85.64%
Number of salaries quoted 307 545 512
Derbyshire median annual salary £37,500 £39,817 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.82% -0.46% +12.08%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £73,250 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20% +3.75%

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019. 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 +21 12 £38,750 -18.42% 1
Alfreton - 1 £47,500 -
Test Strategy
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (30.77%) NonStop SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
7 2 (15.38%) Automotive
7 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) Android
7 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
7 2 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile App

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Test Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Test Lead
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) QA Automation Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) QA Leader
2 4 (30.77%) QA Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) QA Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) React
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.69%) Verilog
3 1 (7.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) FPGA Design
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) SDET
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Altera
1 1 (7.69%) Intel
1 1 (7.69%) Xilinx