Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 47 59
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.71% 0.90% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.10% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Solihull median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% +3.08% -45.83%
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £39,750 £35,850 £40,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.89% -1.05% -

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 392 363 472
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 92.89% 82.13% 88.06%
Number of salaries quoted 366 316 404
Solihull median annual salary £41,750 £43,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.47% +23.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £76,250 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

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 28 July 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 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management

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 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) API Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA