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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 112 144 151
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 51 38 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.92% 1.12% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.25% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 49 27 30
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
2394 3047 3286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.14% 89.67% 90.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2079 2465 2525
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 3 December 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 74 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (65.38%) Scrum
3 50 (64.10%) Test Automation
4 46 (58.97%) Selenium
5 45 (57.69%) QA
6 43 (55.13%) SQL
7 40 (51.28%) Test Management
8 37 (47.44%) ISEB
8 37 (47.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 35 (44.87%) Software Testing
10 34 (43.59%) ISTQB
11 33 (42.31%) Functional Testing
12 30 (38.46%) Oracle
13 29 (37.18%) Java
13 29 (37.18%) Mentoring
13 29 (37.18%) Software Delivery
13 29 (37.18%) Defect Tracking
14 26 (33.33%) Regression Testing
15 24 (30.77%) Relational Database
15 24 (30.77%) Cucumber
16 23 (29.49%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (29.49%) Waterfall
16 23 (29.49%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (29.49%) Kanban
16 23 (29.49%) Logistics
17 21 (26.92%) Test Scripting
18 19 (24.36%) .NET
19 18 (23.08%) Automated Testing
19 18 (23.08%) SDLC
20 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration

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 Excel
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) GIS
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (58.97%) Selenium
2 24 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 23 (29.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (15.38%) TeamCity
5 9 (11.54%) SoapUI
6 8 (10.26%) WebDriver
7 7 (8.97%) JIRA
8 6 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 6 (7.69%) LoadRunner
8 6 (7.69%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.28%) GitLab
9 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 23 (29.49%) Senior Test Engineer
3 18 (23.08%) Analyst
4 16 (20.51%) Test Analyst
5 13 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Test Manager
6 10 (12.82%) Test Leader
7 7 (8.97%) Tester
8 6 (7.69%) QA Tester
9 5 (6.41%) QA Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Systems Test Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Test Team Leader
10 4 (5.13%) Database Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) ERP Manager
10 4 (5.13%) QA Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.28%) Django
4 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.28%) REST
4 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.28%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (65.38%) Scrum
3 50 (64.10%) Test Automation
4 40 (51.28%) Test Management
5 35 (44.87%) Software Testing
6 33 (42.31%) Functional Testing
7 29 (37.18%) Defect Tracking
7 29 (37.18%) Mentoring
7 29 (37.18%) Software Delivery
8 26 (33.33%) Regression Testing
9 23 (29.49%) Kanban
9 23 (29.49%) Logistics
9 23 (29.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (29.49%) Waterfall
10 21 (26.92%) Test Scripting
11 18 (23.08%) Automated Testing
11 18 (23.08%) SDLC
12 15 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (16.67%) Manual Testing
14 12 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 29 (37.18%) Java
3 13 (16.67%) C#
4 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.56%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (47.44%) ISEB
1 37 (47.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 34 (43.59%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (57.69%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Oracle
2 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.28%) Zend
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