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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 88 72
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.04% 1.02% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.14% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 26
Median salary £52,500 £50,746 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +44.98%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 773 881 1114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 89.68% 90.08% 87.37%
Number of salaries quoted 663 647 860
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (47.62%) BDD
2 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) QA
2 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (38.10%) ISEB
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Test Management
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) SaaS
4 6 (28.57%) SDLC
5 5 (23.81%) Selenium
5 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Gherkin
7 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
7 3 (14.29%) Docker
7 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
7 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
1 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) Calabash
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (4.76%) BPM Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (47.62%) BDD
2 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
2 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Test Management
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 6 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISEB
1 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 3 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Pega
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
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