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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 43 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.22% 1.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
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
393 316 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 90.34% 87.53% 87.36%
Number of salaries quoted 342 241 215
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £41,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,750 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 23 (65.71%) QA
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) Finance
4 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.71%) OLAP
5 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (25.71%) ETL
5 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Test Management
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (25.71%) OLAP Cube
6 8 (22.86%) Banking
7 7 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (20.00%) Legal
7 7 (20.00%) RUP
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (17.14%) Process Improvement
9 2 (5.71%) SDLC
10 1 (2.86%) Migration
10 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Citrix
10 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
10 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
1 9 (25.71%) OLAP
1 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 9 (25.71%) OLAP Cube
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 7 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Test Manager
2 16 (45.71%) QA Manager
3 9 (25.71%) Senior Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Environment Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.71%) ETL
3 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Test Management
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (20.00%) RUP
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (17.14%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
7 1 (2.86%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (65.71%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix