The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 0.63% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year - -3.95%  

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 Gatwick with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 132 90 73
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 82.50% 78.95% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 129 76 64
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 5 (71.43%) C++
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Smartcard
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) QMS
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Smartcard
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) QMS
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
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