The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 113 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 71 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.94% 1.06% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.27% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 16
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £27,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3093 2120 2004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.55% 83.17% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2433 1586 1663
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
West Yorkshire

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 24 July 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 72 (51.43%) QA
2 57 (40.71%) Project Management
3 49 (35.00%) E-Commerce
4 35 (25.00%) ISEB
5 32 (22.86%) Scrum
6 26 (18.57%) Java
7 25 (17.86%) Selenium
8 22 (15.71%) Test Scripting
9 21 (15.00%) ISTQB
10 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (13.57%) TDD
10 19 (13.57%) Information Management
10 19 (13.57%) JUnit
10 19 (13.57%) BDD
11 16 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (11.43%) Load Testing
12 15 (10.71%) Test Management
13 14 (10.00%) Finance
14 13 (9.29%) Business Analysis
15 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
15 12 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (8.57%) SoapUI
16 11 (7.86%) Cucumber
16 11 (7.86%) SQL
16 11 (7.86%) Migration
17 10 (7.14%) Automated Testing
17 10 (7.14%) .NET
17 10 (7.14%) C#
17 10 (7.14%) Windows
17 10 (7.14%) MS Excel

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) LTE
1 1 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (0.71%) ATM
1 1 (0.71%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.71%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.14%) OLAP
4 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.43%) Redis
5 2 (1.43%) Riak
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (17.86%) Selenium
2 19 (13.57%) JUnit
3 12 (8.57%) SoapUI
4 11 (7.86%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (6.43%) JMeter
6 7 (5.00%) JBehave
7 4 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (2.86%) Behat
8 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Games
3 2 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (50.71%) Analyst
2 60 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 48 (34.29%) Agile Test Analyst
4 24 (17.14%) Tester
5 18 (12.86%) Test Manager
6 9 (6.43%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.43%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) QA Manager
8 7 (5.00%) QA Test Manager
9 6 (4.29%) Performance Tester
10 5 (3.57%) Lead Tester
10 5 (3.57%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Consultant
11 4 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
12 3 (2.14%) Business Developer
12 3 (2.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (2.14%) Senior Tester
12 3 (2.14%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.14%) .NET
2 8 (5.71%) SOAP
3 7 (5.00%) Web Services
4 6 (4.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.29%) WinForms
4 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.29%) XML
4 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) NHS
2 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.29%) DTV
2 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.14%) iSeries
4 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.71%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.14%) Windows
2 6 (4.29%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.29%) Android
2 6 (4.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.43%) Solaris
3 2 (1.43%) UNIX
3 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.71%) Project Management
2 49 (35.00%) E-Commerce
3 32 (22.86%) Scrum
4 22 (15.71%) Test Scripting
5 19 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.57%) TDD
5 19 (13.57%) Information Management
5 19 (13.57%) BDD
6 16 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (11.43%) Load Testing
7 15 (10.71%) Test Management
8 13 (9.29%) Business Analysis
9 12 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.86%) Migration
11 10 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 10 (7.14%) Agile Testing
12 9 (6.43%) Data Migration
12 9 (6.43%) UML
12 9 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (6.43%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.57%) Java
2 11 (7.86%) SQL
3 10 (7.14%) C#
4 4 (2.86%) Ruby
4 4 (2.86%) C++
4 4 (2.86%) PHP
5 2 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (25.00%) ISEB
2 21 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.71%) Degree
4 7 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (51.43%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.00%) Oracle
1 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.86%) FrontRange
2 4 (2.86%) Remedy
2 4 (2.86%) HP
2 4 (2.86%) BMC
2 4 (2.86%) ServiceNow
3 3 (2.14%) IBM
4 2 (1.43%) VMware
4 2 (1.43%) Sage
4 2 (1.43%) Cognizant
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