Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 97 119
Rank change year-on-year -16 +22 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 31 53 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.51% 2.27% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.57% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 44 33
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £35,000 £47,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.53% +34.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £60,000 £45,000
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1850 2063 2360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 90.07% 88.46% 89.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1616 1692 1761
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,537 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
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 Nottinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Nottingham -16 28 £35,000 -25.53% 2
Test Strategy
East Midlands

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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 28 (90.32%) Test Automation
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) QA
4 17 (54.84%) Selenium
5 12 (38.71%) Functional Testing
6 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
7 10 (32.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (29.03%) BDD
8 9 (29.03%) User Experience
8 9 (29.03%) SDLC
8 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
8 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
9 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
10 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
10 6 (19.35%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (19.35%) C#
10 6 (19.35%) Java
11 5 (16.13%) JIRA
11 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (16.13%) Test Planning
11 5 (16.13%) Defect Management
11 5 (16.13%) SpecFlow
12 4 (12.90%) DevOps
12 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (12.90%) Jenkins

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 (3.23%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
2 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
3 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
4 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
5 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 5 (16.13%) SpecFlow
6 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
7 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.45%) NUnit
8 1 (3.23%) CasperJS
8 1 (3.23%) Concordion
8 1 (3.23%) JBehave
8 1 (3.23%) JMeter
8 1 (3.23%) JUnit
8 1 (3.23%) NeoLoad
8 1 (3.23%) TestNG
8 1 (3.23%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Tester
2 11 (35.48%) Automation Tester
3 10 (32.26%) QA Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Lead Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Automation Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Software QA Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (6.45%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer in Test
7 2 (6.45%) QA Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Quality Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) REST
1 3 (9.68%) RESTful
2 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) Behat
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Test Automation
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) Functional Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (29.03%) BDD
5 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
5 9 (29.03%) SDLC
5 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
7 6 (19.35%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Defect Management
8 5 (16.13%) Test Planning
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.90%) DevOps
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) Test Management
10 3 (9.68%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ISEB
1 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Telerik
3 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian