The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bradford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 43 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.45% 1.07% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.37% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +21.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 292 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 80.29% 77.87% 72.67%
Number of salaries quoted 212 194 217
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Strategy
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (77.78%) Use Case
2 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Matrix Management
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
4 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Lead Business Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (77.78%) Use Case
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Matrix Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Tcl
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft