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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 49 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.93% 1.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Median salary £35,000 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.40%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 358 419 359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 83.06% 85.51% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 253 338 283
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +3 4 £35,000 +45.83%
Test Strategy
East Midlands

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 8 (72.73%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Ruby
3 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Appium
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy

Test Strategy
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Appium
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Mockito
General
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) QA Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) QA Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Ruby Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) JPA
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) BDD
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat