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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 128 139 130
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 33 50 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 1.43% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.57% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 37
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
2479 3184 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.34% 91.08% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2084 2476 2541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 July 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (51.39%) QA
3 35 (48.61%) Scrum
4 34 (47.22%) ISTQB
4 34 (47.22%) Test Scripting
5 29 (40.28%) Selenium
6 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 26 (36.11%) ISEB
8 24 (33.33%) Finance
8 24 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (31.94%) SoapUI
10 22 (30.56%) Software Testing
11 21 (29.17%) Test Automation
11 21 (29.17%) SQL
12 20 (27.78%) Test Management
12 20 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 19 (26.39%) Automation Testing
14 17 (23.61%) .NET
14 17 (23.61%) SDLC
15 15 (20.83%) Manual Testing
16 14 (19.44%) C#
16 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
17 13 (18.06%) Regression Testing
17 13 (18.06%) Project Management
17 13 (18.06%) Performance Management
17 13 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
18 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
18 12 (16.67%) RAD
19 11 (15.28%) SQL Server

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 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (40.28%) Selenium
2 23 (31.94%) SoapUI
3 13 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.78%) JBehave
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.39%) JIRA
6 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.39%) Robot Framework
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Analyst
2 31 (43.06%) Test Analyst
3 26 (36.11%) Tester
4 17 (23.61%) Systems Tester
5 15 (20.83%) Test Engineer
6 14 (19.44%) QA Tester
7 12 (16.67%) QA Analyst
7 12 (16.67%) QA Engineer
7 12 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
7 12 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
7 12 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
8 11 (15.28%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (15.28%) Systems Test Analyst
8 11 (15.28%) Test Manager
9 10 (13.89%) Test Leader
10 9 (12.50%) Senior Manager
10 9 (12.50%) Senior UAT Manager
10 9 (12.50%) Testing Manager
10 9 (12.50%) UAT Manager
11 7 (9.72%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) .NET
2 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (48.61%) Scrum
3 34 (47.22%) Test Scripting
4 24 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (30.56%) Software Testing
6 21 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 20 (27.78%) Test Management
8 19 (26.39%) Automation Testing
9 17 (23.61%) SDLC
10 15 (20.83%) Manual Testing
11 13 (18.06%) Performance Management
11 13 (18.06%) Project Management
11 13 (18.06%) Regression Testing
12 12 (16.67%) RAD
12 12 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
13 11 (15.28%) System Testing
13 11 (15.28%) Waterfall
14 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
15 8 (11.11%) Kanban
15 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) SQL
2 14 (19.44%) C#
3 10 (13.89%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (47.22%) ISTQB
2 26 (36.11%) ISEB
3 20 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (51.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) HP
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