Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 104 94
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 33 32 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.80% 1.70% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.95% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 49
Nottingham median annual salary £37,500 £46,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.48% +31.43% -18.98%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,000 £30,050
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £42,500
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £46,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.48% +31.43% -18.98%

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 Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1616 1644 2177
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 88.16% 87.49% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1284 1692
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,091 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.91% +5.23% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £61,200
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Nottingham

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Nottingham

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Nottingham over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 28 (84.85%) Test Automation
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) BDD
4 14 (42.42%) QA
5 13 (39.39%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) Functional Testing
7 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (30.30%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Selenium
9 9 (27.27%) Test Management
10 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
10 8 (24.24%) ISEB
10 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
11 7 (21.21%) C#
11 7 (21.21%) Java
11 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
12 6 (18.18%) SaaS
12 6 (18.18%) Performance Management
12 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
12 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
12 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 6 (18.18%) TDD
12 6 (18.18%) Test Planning
12 6 (18.18%) User Experience
12 6 (18.18%) SDLC
12 6 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
13 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) SaaS
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.12%) SpecFlow
4 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) CasperJS
6 1 (3.03%) Concordion
6 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.03%) JBehave
6 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.03%) TestNG
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Tester
2 11 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Test Leader
5 5 (15.15%) Lead Tester
5 5 (15.15%) QA Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Automation Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Software QA Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Software QA Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Software Quality Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Java Automation Tester
9 1 (3.03%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) RESTful
2 3 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
3 1 (3.03%) Behat
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Test Automation
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) BDD
4 12 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (30.30%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Test Management
8 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
8 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (18.18%) Performance Management
9 6 (18.18%) SDLC
9 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 6 (18.18%) TDD
9 6 (18.18%) Test Planning
10 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
11 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
11 3 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) ISEB
1 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 3 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.03%) Pega
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Posted: Yesterday
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