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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 54 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.17% 0.91% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 1.08% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Average salary £51,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.34% -1.66%
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
474 277 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 88.27% 84.19% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 423 213 170
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 14 (53.85%) QA
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 10 (38.46%) OLAP
3 10 (38.46%) RUP
3 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (38.46%) ETL
3 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (38.46%) OLAP Cube
4 7 (26.92%) Test Management
5 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) Northgate
6 1 (3.85%) Banking
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 10 (38.46%) OLAP
1 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
1 10 (38.46%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) QA Manager
2 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
2 10 (38.46%) RUP
2 10 (38.46%) ETL
2 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (38.46%) Scrum
3 7 (26.92%) Test Management
4 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Northgate