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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 109 124 122
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 66 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.72% 1.06% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.32% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 19
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,250 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,575 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3220 2277 1927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 83.72% 80.77% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2585 1822 1635
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 April 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 40 (43.96%) QA
2 30 (32.97%) ISEB
3 28 (30.77%) Project Management
4 27 (29.67%) Scrum
5 25 (27.47%) Test Scripting
6 18 (19.78%) ISTQB
6 18 (19.78%) E-Commerce
7 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
8 16 (17.58%) Automated Testing
9 15 (16.48%) Java
9 15 (16.48%) Agile Testing
10 14 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (15.38%) Information Management
11 13 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 13 (14.29%) Service Management
11 13 (14.29%) ITIL
11 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 12 (13.19%) MS Office
12 12 (13.19%) JUnit
12 12 (13.19%) TDD
12 12 (13.19%) Selenium
12 12 (13.19%) Load Testing
12 12 (13.19%) BDD
13 11 (12.09%) Portfolio Management
13 11 (12.09%) Performance Improvement
13 11 (12.09%) ServiceNow
13 11 (12.09%) Manual Testing
13 11 (12.09%) Performance Management
13 11 (12.09%) Remedy ITSM
13 11 (12.09%) COBIT

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (2.20%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) SPSS
3 2 (2.20%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.20%) QlikView
3 2 (2.20%) Redis
3 2 (2.20%) Riak
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) JUnit
1 12 (13.19%) Selenium
2 5 (5.49%) JMeter
3 4 (4.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.30%) JBehave
4 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.20%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.59%) Games
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
2 3 (3.30%) Retail
2 3 (3.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Analyst
2 32 (35.16%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Agile Test Analyst
4 14 (15.38%) Tester
4 14 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 12 (13.19%) Consultant
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.79%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (7.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) Test Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Performance Tester
10 4 (4.40%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.30%) QA Leader
11 3 (3.30%) QA Test Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Software Tester
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Tester
11 3 (3.30%) Technical Tester
11 3 (3.30%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
2 4 (4.40%) XML
2 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.40%) WinForms
2 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.30%) SOAP
3 3 (3.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) NHS
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.40%) DTV
2 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.10%) iSeries
4 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Android
2 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
2 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.20%) UNIX
3 2 (2.20%) Solaris
3 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Project Management
2 27 (29.67%) Scrum
3 25 (27.47%) Test Scripting
4 18 (19.78%) E-Commerce
5 16 (17.58%) Automated Testing
6 15 (16.48%) Agile Testing
7 14 (15.38%) Information Management
8 13 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 13 (14.29%) Service Management
8 13 (14.29%) ITIL
9 12 (13.19%) TDD
9 12 (13.19%) Load Testing
9 12 (13.19%) BDD
10 11 (12.09%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (12.09%) Performance Improvement
10 11 (12.09%) Manual Testing
10 11 (12.09%) Performance Management
10 11 (12.09%) Requirements Management
10 11 (12.09%) IT Governance
10 11 (12.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) Java
2 5 (5.49%) SQL
3 4 (4.40%) C#
4 2 (2.20%) C
4 2 (2.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (32.97%) ISEB
2 18 (19.78%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.79%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (43.96%) QA
2 11 (12.09%) COBIT
3 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) ServiceNow
2 11 (12.09%) FrontRange
2 11 (12.09%) Remedy
2 11 (12.09%) BMC
2 11 (12.09%) HP
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.20%) Cognos
4 2 (2.20%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.20%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Sage
5 1 (1.10%) IBM
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