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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 94 81
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.28% 0.72% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.81% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 19
Median salary £52,500 £53,992 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.76% +54.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £33,598 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £53,992 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.40%  

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 912 987 1075
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 89.76% 88.52% 86.76%
Number of salaries quoted 716 721 799
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,300 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +8 8 £47,500 -12.02% 3
Mansfield - 2 £53,750 -
Test Strategy
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (65.52%) QA
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
4 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) SDLC
6 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
7 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Test Management
7 8 (27.59%) ISEB
7 8 (27.59%) BDD
8 7 (24.14%) TDD
9 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.24%) SaaS
10 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
10 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
10 5 (17.24%) Selenium
10 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
11 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
11 4 (13.79%) Swagger
11 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
11 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
11 4 (13.79%) DevOps
11 4 (13.79%) Line Management
11 4 (13.79%) JIRA
11 4 (13.79%) Release Management
11 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner
3 3 (10.34%) HP UFT
3 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) Calabash
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
1 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Test Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) QA Leader
5 3 (10.34%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Software Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
1 4 (13.79%) Swagger
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Fintech
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
3 10 (34.48%) SDLC
4 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (27.59%) BDD
5 8 (27.59%) Test Management
5 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) TDD
7 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
9 4 (13.79%) DevOps
9 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Line Management
9 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Release Management
9 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
2 8 (27.59%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Google
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Infor
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