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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 112 131 123
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 72 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.95% 0.90% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.07% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 18
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,500 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,050 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3107 2253 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.18% 84.57% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2344 1721 1866
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £57,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 79 (54.86%) QA
2 58 (40.28%) Project Management
3 55 (38.19%) E-Commerce
4 36 (25.00%) ISEB
5 31 (21.53%) Scrum
6 25 (17.36%) Java
7 24 (16.67%) Selenium
8 21 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (13.89%) ISTQB
10 19 (13.19%) Test Scripting
11 18 (12.50%) TDD
11 18 (12.50%) Information Management
11 18 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 18 (12.50%) JUnit
11 18 (12.50%) BDD
12 17 (11.81%) Finance
13 15 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (9.72%) Migration
15 13 (9.03%) Test Management
15 13 (9.03%) SoapUI
16 12 (8.33%) Cucumber
16 12 (8.33%) Load Testing
16 12 (8.33%) Data Migration
16 12 (8.33%) Use Case
16 12 (8.33%) Automated Testing
16 12 (8.33%) UML
16 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
17 11 (7.64%) SQL
18 10 (6.94%) .NET

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.69%) 3G
1 1 (0.69%) LTE
1 1 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.08%) OLAP
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Selenium
2 18 (12.50%) JUnit
3 13 (9.03%) SoapUI
4 12 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.56%) JBehave
6 8 (5.56%) JMeter
7 4 (2.78%) Behat
8 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (11.81%) Finance
2 2 (1.39%) Law
3 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 80 (55.56%) Analyst
2 68 (47.22%) Test Analyst
3 58 (40.28%) Agile Test Analyst
4 22 (15.28%) Tester
5 18 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 12 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.56%) QA Manager
7 8 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
8 6 (4.17%) Performance Tester
9 5 (3.47%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) Lead Tester
10 4 (2.78%) Consultant
10 4 (2.78%) Principal Engineer
11 3 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.08%) Software Tester
11 3 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (2.08%) Technical Tester
11 3 (2.08%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (2.08%) Developer
11 3 (2.08%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.94%) .NET
2 8 (5.56%) SOAP
2 8 (5.56%) Web Services
3 6 (4.17%) XML
3 6 (4.17%) WinForms
3 6 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.17%) NHS
1 6 (4.17%) DTV
1 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.08%) iSeries
3 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.56%) Windows
2 6 (4.17%) Android
2 6 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.28%) Project Management
2 55 (38.19%) E-Commerce
3 31 (21.53%) Scrum
4 21 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (13.19%) Test Scripting
7 18 (12.50%) BDD
7 18 (12.50%) TDD
7 18 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 18 (12.50%) Information Management
8 15 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.72%) Migration
10 13 (9.03%) Test Management
11 12 (8.33%) Use Case
11 12 (8.33%) Load Testing
11 12 (8.33%) Data Migration
11 12 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 12 (8.33%) UML
12 10 (6.94%) Agile Testing
12 10 (6.94%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.36%) Java
2 11 (7.64%) SQL
3 10 (6.94%) C#
4 4 (2.78%) C++
4 4 (2.78%) PHP
4 4 (2.78%) Ruby
5 2 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (25.00%) ISEB
2 20 (13.89%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (5.56%) Degree
5 5 (3.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (54.86%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) COBIT
3 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.47%) Oracle
3 4 (2.78%) FrontRange
3 4 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.08%) IBM
5 2 (1.39%) HP
5 2 (1.39%) BMC
5 2 (1.39%) Sage
5 2 (1.39%) Remedy
6 1 (0.69%) Capita
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