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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 135 149 142
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 29 36 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.11% 1.01% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.10% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 29
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
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
2361 3264 3351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.05% 91.94% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1973 2568 2524
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 26 September 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 51 (71.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.70%) Scrum
3 33 (46.48%) QA
3 33 (46.48%) Test Automation
4 28 (39.44%) ISTQB
4 28 (39.44%) Test Scripting
5 27 (38.03%) Selenium
6 26 (36.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (36.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 25 (35.21%) ISEB
8 23 (32.39%) Software Testing
9 22 (30.99%) SQL
10 21 (29.58%) Test Management
11 19 (26.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (26.76%) SDLC
12 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
12 18 (25.35%) Finance
13 16 (22.54%) C#
13 16 (22.54%) Mentoring
14 15 (21.13%) SoapUI
15 14 (19.72%) Functional Testing
15 14 (19.72%) Regression Testing
15 14 (19.72%) Automation Testing
16 13 (18.31%) Java
16 13 (18.31%) .NET
16 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET
16 13 (18.31%) Project Management
16 13 (18.31%) Performance Management
17 11 (15.49%) Kanban
17 11 (15.49%) System Testing

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 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (38.03%) Selenium
2 19 (26.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (21.13%) SoapUI
4 6 (8.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (8.45%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.04%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.82%) JIRA
6 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.82%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.41%) JBehave
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Analyst
2 25 (35.21%) Test Analyst
3 17 (23.94%) Test Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Systems Test Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Tester
5 10 (14.08%) Test Manager
6 9 (12.68%) Senior Manager
6 9 (12.68%) Senior UAT Manager
6 9 (12.68%) SQL Analyst
6 9 (12.68%) Test Leader
6 9 (12.68%) Testing Manager
6 9 (12.68%) UAT Manager
7 8 (11.27%) Systems Tester
8 7 (9.86%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) QA Tester
9 6 (8.45%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (7.04%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (5.63%) Head of Engineering
11 4 (5.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) .NET
1 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) REST
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (71.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.70%) Scrum
3 33 (46.48%) Test Automation
4 28 (39.44%) Test Scripting
5 26 (36.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (32.39%) Software Testing
7 21 (29.58%) Test Management
8 19 (26.76%) SDLC
9 16 (22.54%) Mentoring
10 14 (19.72%) Automation Testing
10 14 (19.72%) Functional Testing
10 14 (19.72%) Regression Testing
11 13 (18.31%) Performance Management
11 13 (18.31%) Project Management
12 11 (15.49%) Kanban
12 11 (15.49%) RAD
12 11 (15.49%) Risk Analysis
12 11 (15.49%) System Testing
13 10 (14.08%) Manual Testing
14 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) SQL
2 16 (22.54%) C#
3 13 (18.31%) Java
4 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
6 2 (2.82%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (39.44%) ISTQB
2 26 (36.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (35.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (46.48%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
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