Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 96 85
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.12% 1.01% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.14% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 48
Leicestershire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £33,625 £34,500 £25,875
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £120,000
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -10.00%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 835 1317 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 88.55% 88.99% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 731 1149 989
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,300 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Leicestershire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Leicestershire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Leicestershire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Leicester +36 20 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Test Strategy
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire 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