Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 87 99
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.18% 1.06% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.17% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 31
Warwickshire median annual salary £39,250 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.50% -16.67% +49.07%
10th Percentile £22,500 £36,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £58,600 £50,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,375 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.41% -6.58% +16.56%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,039 1,024 1,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 87.46% 90.22% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 870 817 1,086
Warwickshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Warwickshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Warwickshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Warwickshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rugby - 4 £31,750 -
Leamington Spa 0 2 £35,000 -
Gaydon -10 2 £37,500 -
Test Strategy
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) System Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (14.29%) CMMI
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Ranorex
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
6 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) System Testing
7 2 (14.29%) CMMI
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle