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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 128 139 131
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 58 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.51% 0.60% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.70% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 14
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -2.17%
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
3254 2290 2386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.94% 86.35% 83.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2435 1808 1969
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 86 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (53.68%) QA
3 55 (40.44%) Project Management
4 52 (38.24%) E-Commerce
5 38 (27.94%) ISEB
6 25 (18.38%) Finance
6 25 (18.38%) Scrum
6 25 (18.38%) Test Scripting
7 24 (17.65%) Line Management
8 22 (16.18%) ISTQB
9 21 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (13.97%) Business Analysis
10 19 (13.97%) Test Management
10 19 (13.97%) Selenium
10 19 (13.97%) Java
11 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (11.76%) Regression Testing
12 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
12 15 (11.03%) MS Excel
13 13 (9.56%) JUnit
13 13 (9.56%) TDD
13 13 (9.56%) Information Management
13 13 (9.56%) BDD
14 12 (8.82%) Automated Testing
14 12 (8.82%) Use Case
14 12 (8.82%) Data Migration
14 12 (8.82%) UML
14 12 (8.82%) Migration
15 11 (8.09%) SoapUI
15 11 (8.09%) Coaching

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.74%) 3G
1 1 (0.74%) LTE
1 1 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.21%) OLAP
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 19 (13.97%) Selenium
2 13 (9.56%) JUnit
3 11 (8.09%) SoapUI
4 10 (7.35%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.41%) JBehave
6 6 (4.41%) JMeter
7 4 (2.94%) Behat
8 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (18.38%) Finance
2 2 (1.47%) Law
3 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (55.88%) Analyst
2 64 (47.06%) Test Analyst
3 56 (41.18%) Agile Test Analyst
4 22 (16.18%) Test Manager
5 16 (11.76%) Tester
6 12 (8.82%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) QA Manager
7 7 (5.15%) QA Test Manager
8 5 (3.68%) Lead Tester
8 5 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Performance Tester
9 4 (2.94%) Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Test Leader
9 4 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (2.21%) Business Developer
11 2 (1.47%) Consultant
11 2 (1.47%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) .NET
2 7 (5.15%) SOAP
3 6 (4.41%) Web Services
4 4 (2.94%) XML
4 4 (2.94%) WinForms
4 4 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.94%) NHS
1 4 (2.94%) DTV
1 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
1 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.47%) iSeries
4 1 (0.74%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.94%) Windows
1 4 (2.94%) Android
1 4 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 4 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.44%) Project Management
3 52 (38.24%) E-Commerce
4 25 (18.38%) Scrum
4 25 (18.38%) Test Scripting
5 24 (17.65%) Line Management
6 21 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (13.97%) Business Analysis
7 19 (13.97%) Test Management
8 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 13 (9.56%) Information Management
9 13 (9.56%) TDD
9 13 (9.56%) BDD
10 12 (8.82%) Data Migration
10 12 (8.82%) Migration
10 12 (8.82%) Automated Testing
10 12 (8.82%) Use Case
10 12 (8.82%) UML
11 11 (8.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) Java
2 9 (6.62%) SQL
3 8 (5.88%) C#
4 4 (2.94%) C++
4 4 (2.94%) PHP
4 4 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (27.94%) ISEB
2 22 (16.18%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.41%) Degree
5 5 (3.68%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (3.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (53.68%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.47%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.47%) IBM
3 2 (1.47%) Sage
3 2 (1.47%) FrontRange
3 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.74%) Capita
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable upon profile
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago