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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 33 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 1.06% 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 82 148 105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 87.23% 88.10% 82.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73 141 80
Median salary £45,000 £51,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.62% +21.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 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 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Primavera
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

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 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP