The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 78 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 19 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.85% 1.89% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.18% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 29
Median salary £37,000 £47,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.27% +34.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £60,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.11% -  

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 890 919 1150
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 86.74% 86.86% 90.05%
Number of salaries quoted 759 745 934
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,174
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Nottinghamshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Nottinghamshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +3 19 £37,000 -21.27% 3
Test Strategy
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 30 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 15 (42.86%) QA
5 14 (40.00%) BDD
6 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
6 12 (34.29%) ISEB
7 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (28.57%) Test Management
8 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (28.57%) Manual Testing
9 9 (25.71%) Selenium
9 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
10 7 (20.00%) TDD
11 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
11 6 (17.14%) Windows
11 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
11 6 (17.14%) SaaS
12 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (14.29%) SDLC
12 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 5 (14.29%) C#
12 5 (14.29%) Java
12 5 (14.29%) Finance
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
13 4 (11.43%) RESTful
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) SaaS
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (8.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
1 9 (25.71%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
2 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
3 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
3 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) CasperJS
4 1 (2.86%) Concordion
4 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.86%) JBehave
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
1 12 (34.29%) Test Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Test Leader
2 9 (25.71%) Tester
3 6 (17.14%) Automation Tester
3 6 (17.14%) Test Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Tester
5 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) QA Leader
5 3 (8.57%) QA Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Software Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) RESTful
2 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
2 3 (8.57%) Swagger
3 2 (5.71%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
4 1 (2.86%) Behat
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) BDD
4 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Test Management
6 7 (20.00%) TDD
7 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
8 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 5 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (11.43%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 3 (8.57%) Presales
10 3 (8.57%) SOA
10 3 (8.57%) System Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) ISEB
1 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
1 3 (8.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) Pega
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