Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 81 60
Rank change year-on-year +33 -21 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.48% 1.41% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 1.60% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 44
Leicester median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +140.00%
10th Percentile £33,625 £33,000 £29,775
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £120,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +100.00%

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 Leicester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 517 749 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 90.07% 88.01% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 471 690 623
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,725 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £58,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Leicester

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Leicester

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Leicester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 16 (80.00%) ISEB
1 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (75.00%) Finance
3 14 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (55.00%) Programme Management
4 11 (55.00%) Test Management
4 11 (55.00%) JIRA
5 10 (50.00%) HP
6 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Project Management
8 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (10.00%) QA
9 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.00%) Scrum
10 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) Logistics
10 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 11 (55.00%) Senior Manager
2 11 (55.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Implementation Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Programme Management
3 11 (55.00%) Test Management
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) API Testing
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle