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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 138 116 128
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 40 69 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.13% 1.88% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.18% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 8
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £42,150
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
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
3194 3158 2251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.35% 86.14% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2391 1740
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 67 (66.34%) ISEB
2 61 (60.40%) SQL
3 60 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (57.43%) SDLC
5 44 (43.56%) Regression Testing
6 41 (40.59%) System Testing
7 39 (38.61%) UNIX
8 35 (34.65%) Java
8 35 (34.65%) Integration Testing
9 33 (32.67%) ISTQB
10 31 (30.69%) Test Scripting
11 30 (29.70%) Compatibility Testing
11 30 (29.70%) System Integration Testing
11 30 (29.70%) C#
12 27 (26.73%) QA
13 25 (24.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 23 (22.77%) Project Management
15 19 (18.81%) Software Testing
15 19 (18.81%) Test Management
16 18 (17.82%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (13.86%) Mentoring
17 14 (13.86%) .NET
18 13 (12.87%) Line Management
18 13 (12.87%) Selenium
19 12 (11.88%) Performance Testing
19 12 (11.88%) Test Automation
19 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
20 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
20 11 (10.89%) Validation
20 11 (10.89%) Finance

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (4.95%) IIS
2 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) HTTP
1 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (6.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Selenium
2 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.93%) JIRA
4 5 (4.95%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.98%) JUnit
5 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Law
3 2 (1.98%) Games
3 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (40.59%) Test Manager
2 24 (23.76%) Tester
3 15 (14.85%) Test Leader
4 13 (12.87%) Software Tester
5 11 (10.89%) Systems Tester
5 11 (10.89%) Test Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Test Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Head of Testing
7 7 (6.93%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Programme Manager
8 6 (5.94%) Programme Test Manager
8 6 (5.94%) QA Tester
8 6 (5.94%) QA Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.97%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.98%) SOAP
4 1 (0.99%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Client/Server
1 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.98%) GIS
2 2 (1.98%) User Experience
2 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (38.61%) UNIX
2 10 (9.90%) Windows
3 7 (6.93%) Android
3 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.98%) AIX
4 2 (1.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (57.43%) SDLC
3 44 (43.56%) Regression Testing
4 41 (40.59%) System Testing
5 35 (34.65%) Integration Testing
6 31 (30.69%) Test Scripting
7 30 (29.70%) Compatibility Testing
7 30 (29.70%) System Integration Testing
8 23 (22.77%) Project Management
9 19 (18.81%) Software Testing
9 19 (18.81%) Test Management
10 18 (17.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (13.86%) Mentoring
12 13 (12.87%) Line Management
13 12 (11.88%) Performance Testing
13 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (11.88%) Test Automation
14 11 (10.89%) Scrum
14 11 (10.89%) Validation
14 11 (10.89%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 61 (60.40%) SQL
2 35 (34.65%) Java
3 30 (29.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 67 (66.34%) ISEB
2 33 (32.67%) ISTQB
3 25 (24.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.95%) Degree
4 5 (4.95%) CISSP
5 2 (1.98%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (26.73%) QA
2 10 (9.90%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Capita
3 5 (4.95%) Splunk
3 5 (4.95%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.98%) HP
4 2 (1.98%) IBM
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