The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 38 52 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.38% 2.98% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 3.42% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 6
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +27.27%  
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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 238 527 460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 82.35% 87.11% 83.03%
Number of salaries quoted 209 459 370
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Suffolk

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Suffolk over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Suffolk

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 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
Ipswich +26 2 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Test Strategy
East of England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) CMS
2 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (57.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) HND
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 4 (57.14%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Web Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 1 (14.29%) QA Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
1 4 (57.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago