The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 53 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.52% 3.45% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 3.88% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 3
Median salary £40,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Test Strategy
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
487 464 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 94.56% 89.06% 87.27%
Number of salaries quoted 411 416 218
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bradford region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Bradford

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (96.67%) Software Testing
2 29 (96.67%) Selenium
3 26 (86.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 25 (83.33%) Test Automation
4 25 (83.33%) QA
4 25 (83.33%) Finance
5 23 (76.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (73.33%) Banking
6 22 (73.33%) Retail
6 22 (73.33%) Legal
6 22 (73.33%) E-Commerce
6 22 (73.33%) Waterfall
7 19 (63.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (63.33%) Functional Testing
8 10 (33.33%) SoapUI
9 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
9 7 (23.33%) SDLC
9 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
10 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
10 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (13.33%) ISEB
10 4 (13.33%) SQL
10 4 (13.33%) MS Office
10 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
10 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (13.33%) Test Management
11 3 (10.00%) System Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (96.67%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (83.33%) Finance
2 22 (73.33%) Banking
2 22 (73.33%) Legal
2 22 (73.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Analyst
1 22 (73.33%) Test Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) UAT Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) UAT Lead
2 15 (50.00%) UAT Test Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) UAT Test Lead
2 15 (50.00%) Web Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) Web Applications Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Web Applications Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Web Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (96.67%) Software Testing
3 26 (86.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 25 (83.33%) Test Automation
5 23 (76.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (73.33%) E-Commerce
6 22 (73.33%) Waterfall
7 19 (63.33%) Functional Testing
7 19 (63.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
8 7 (23.33%) SDLC
8 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Test Management
10 3 (10.00%) Project Management
10 3 (10.00%) RAD
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Scrum
10 3 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
1 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft