The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 33 42
Rank change year-on-year -23 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.37% 1.23% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.50% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% +11.66%  
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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 253 200 257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 94.40% 82.30% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 231 167 208
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA