The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 38 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 2.65% 0.58% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 0.76% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +64.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Test Strategy
North 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 Harrogate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
245 131 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 81.13% 76.16% 67.28%
Number of salaries quoted 226 113 116
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Harrogate

Test Strategy
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Line Management
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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.

General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Line Management
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001