Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 33 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 1.62% 4.05% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 4.64% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Stevenage median annual salary £37,500 - £38,500
10th Percentile £32,850 - £36,750
90th Percentile £41,750 - £40,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +23.53% -20.93%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 159 194 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 85.95% 87.39% 84.72%
Number of salaries quoted 122 128 172
Stevenage median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,875 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £51,250 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Stevenage

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Stevenage region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL