The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Rank 113 144 139
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 43 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.63% 1.15% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.30% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 34
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.17%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2358 2853 2936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.66% 88.63% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2037 2385 2341
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Leeds

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 73 (93.59%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (64.10%) Test Automation
3 49 (62.82%) Scrum
4 45 (57.69%) Selenium
5 44 (56.41%) SQL
6 42 (53.85%) QA
7 41 (52.56%) Test Management
7 41 (52.56%) ISEB
8 40 (51.28%) Software Testing
8 40 (51.28%) Functional Testing
9 39 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 36 (46.15%) Mentoring
10 36 (46.15%) ISTQB
11 34 (43.59%) Oracle
12 33 (42.31%) Java
12 33 (42.31%) Software Delivery
12 33 (42.31%) Defect Tracking
13 30 (38.46%) Regression Testing
14 29 (37.18%) Relational Database
15 28 (35.90%) Cucumber
16 27 (34.62%) Waterfall
16 27 (34.62%) Kanban
16 27 (34.62%) Logistics
17 22 (28.21%) Automated Testing
17 22 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (21.79%) .NET
20 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
21 15 (19.23%) Test Scripting
21 15 (19.23%) SDLC

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) GeoServer
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.18%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 45 (57.69%) Selenium
2 28 (35.90%) Cucumber
3 21 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 9 (11.54%) WebDriver
6 7 (8.97%) JIRA
7 6 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 6 (7.69%) LoadRunner
7 6 (7.69%) Robot Framework
8 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.56%) GitLab
10 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (52.56%) Test Engineer
2 27 (34.62%) Senior Test Engineer
3 16 (20.51%) Test Manager
4 14 (17.95%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) Test Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (5.13%) Database Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) ERP Manager
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (2.56%) QA Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Software Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Software QA Tester
10 2 (2.56%) Systems Test Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Trainee
10 2 (2.56%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.56%) Django
5 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.28%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (93.59%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (64.10%) Test Automation
3 49 (62.82%) Scrum
4 41 (52.56%) Test Management
5 40 (51.28%) Functional Testing
5 40 (51.28%) Software Testing
6 36 (46.15%) Mentoring
7 33 (42.31%) Defect Tracking
7 33 (42.31%) Software Delivery
8 30 (38.46%) Regression Testing
9 27 (34.62%) Kanban
9 27 (34.62%) Logistics
9 27 (34.62%) Waterfall
10 22 (28.21%) Automated Testing
10 22 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (19.23%) SDLC
12 15 (19.23%) Test Scripting
13 13 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (56.41%) SQL
2 33 (42.31%) Java
3 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.10%) C#
5 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (52.56%) ISEB
2 39 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 36 (46.15%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (53.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) Zend
4 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
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