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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 131 124 119
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 40 57 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.26% 1.64% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.84% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 37
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,283 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2878 3093 3303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.76% 88.98% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2294 2395 2651
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 May 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (56.41%) ISEB
3 39 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 33 (42.31%) Test Scripting
4 33 (42.31%) SQL
5 30 (38.46%) Selenium
6 28 (35.90%) QA
7 26 (33.33%) Scrum
8 25 (32.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 24 (30.77%) Automation Testing
10 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
11 18 (23.08%) .NET
11 18 (23.08%) Test Management
11 18 (23.08%) SoapUI
11 18 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (20.51%) Manual Testing
13 14 (17.95%) Regression Testing
14 13 (16.67%) Finance
14 13 (16.67%) Java
15 11 (14.10%) Software Testing
16 10 (12.82%) Performance Management
16 10 (12.82%) Oracle
17 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
17 9 (11.54%) Cucumber
17 9 (11.54%) Functional Testing
18 8 (10.26%) Test Planning
18 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
18 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) DB2
2 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (38.46%) Selenium
2 18 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 9 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.13%) MSTest
5 2 (2.56%) DbUnit
5 2 (2.56%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.56%) JBehave
5 2 (2.56%) JUnit
5 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Analyst
2 27 (34.62%) Tester
3 26 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 25 (32.05%) Test Engineer
5 18 (23.08%) QA Analyst
5 18 (23.08%) QA Tester
6 17 (21.79%) Systems Tester
6 17 (21.79%) Test Manager
7 16 (20.51%) QA Engineer
7 16 (20.51%) QA Test Analyst
7 16 (20.51%) QA Test Engineer
7 16 (20.51%) Systems Test Engineer
8 11 (14.10%) Test Leader
9 8 (10.26%) Senior Test Engineer
10 7 (8.97%) Java Engineer
10 7 (8.97%) Senior Java Engineer
11 6 (7.69%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (6.41%) Lead Tester
12 5 (6.41%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.56%) Middleware
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.56%) AS400
3 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.56%) iSeries
4 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.31%) Test Scripting
3 26 (33.33%) Scrum
4 25 (32.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (30.77%) Automation Testing
6 18 (23.08%) Test Management
7 16 (20.51%) Manual Testing
8 14 (17.95%) Regression Testing
9 11 (14.10%) Software Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Performance Management
11 9 (11.54%) Functional Testing
11 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
12 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.26%) Integration Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Logistics
12 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.26%) SDLC
12 8 (10.26%) Test Planning
13 7 (8.97%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.31%) SQL
2 13 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) C#
3 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.56%) PHP
3 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (56.41%) ISEB
2 39 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 18 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.41%) Degree
5 4 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (35.90%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) HP
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